30 individuals bagged in Bulacan anti-crime drive

Camp Gen Alejo S. Santos, City of Malolos, Bulacan — Ten drug suspects, five wanted persons, and fifteen illegal gamblers were arrested by Bulacan Police in different police operations conducted on May 30 and 31, 2024.

PCol Relly Arnedo, Provincial Director of Bulacan PPO said the suspects were apprehended in different buy-bust operations conducted by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) of Santa Maria, San Ildefonso, San Rafael, Pandi and Malolos Police Station wherein ten drug suspects were arrested.

Confiscated during the operation were a total of thirty-seven plastic sachets of suspected shabu and buy-bust money.

The arrested suspect and the confiscated pieces of evidence were brought to the Bulacan Provincial Forensic Unit (PFU) for appropriate examination. While criminal complaints for violations of R.A. 9165 against the suspect are now being prepared for filing in court.

Meanwhile, the tracker teams of Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Unit, San Jose del Monte, Meycauayan, Bocaue and Sta. Maria Police Station arrested five wanted persons in different manhunt operations.

They were arrested for crimes of Theft, Carnapping, Murder, Violation of R.A. 9262 and R.A. 8042 and Violation of Omnibus Election Code (Liquor Ban).

The arrested accused are presently under the custody of the arresting unit/station for proper disposition.

On the other hand, a series of anti-illegal gambling operations were conducted by Baliwag, San Jose del Monte, Obando and Marilao Police Station, wherein fifteen illegal gamblers were arrested.

They were caught in the acts of playing and betting on illegal card game (Tong-its); Mahjong and illegal coin game (Cara y Cruz). Confiscated evidences were set of playing cards, a set of playing tiles, playing coins, and bet money in different denominations.