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Friday, 2 September 2022

Surigao Norte police nets 7 most wanted persons during SACLEO

BUTUAN CITY -- Police authorities in Surigao del Norte apprehended the seven most wanted persons and counted a total of 41 other individuals during the intensified Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) on August 30, 2022. 

Provincial Director Renato C. Mercado of the Surigao del Norte Police Provincial Office (SDNPPO) reported that operatives arrested seven most wanted persons (MWPs), 35 other wanted persons (OWP), five individuals caught  in illegal drugs, and one engaged in illegal fishing.

The arrested seven MWPs comprised of two MWPs in the regional level and five in the provincial level. 

Meanwhile, operatives confiscated 3.7317 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride or "shabu" with a standard drug price (SDP) of PhP25,376.28.

A motor banca valued at PhP10,000 and a 16 HP King Eagle motor engine were seized during the apprehension of the individual engaged in illegal fishing. 

“I applaud our troops for their commitment and dedication, which occurred in the successful conduct of a one-day SACLEO that resulted in the arrest of these law offenders. We will continue to ramp up our efforts to apprehend these wanted individuals," Police Colonel (PCol) Mercado said. (Surigao Del Norte Police Provincial Office/PIA-Surigao del Norte)