Camp Gen Alejo S. Santos, City of Malolos, Bulacan — Six drug peddlers, twelve wanted persons, four  law offenders and six  illegal gamblers were arrested by Bulacan Police in different police operations conducted on Wednesday and early morning on March 14, 2024.

According to the reports submitted to PCol. Relly Arnedo, Provincial Director of Bulacan PPO, in a series of buy-bust operations conducted by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) of the Bocaue, San Jose del Monte, and Baliwag Police Station, six (6) drug peddlers were arrested. Confiscated during the operations were a total of twenty-one (21) plastic sachets of suspected shabu with a standard drug price (SDP) of forty-two thousand eight hundred forty pesos (Php 42,840.00) 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 is now being prepared for filing in court.

Meanwhile, the tracker teams of Malolos, Sta. Maria, Bocaue, San Rafael, San Jose del Monte, San Miguel, Paombong, and Pulilan Police Station arrested twelve (12) wanted persons. They were arrested for crimes of Rape, Estafa, Violation of BP 22, Slight Physical Injuries, Acts of Lasciviousness, Violation of R.A. 9262, Violation of R.A. 9165 and Violation of R.A. 10883 (New Anti-Carnapping Law.

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

On the other hand, elements of the Bulacan Provincial Intelligence Unit, together with Pulilan MPS, conducted an operation on the Anti-Fencing Law and Qualified Theft at Barangay Tibag, Pulilan. Four (4) suspects were arrested, and the confiscated pieces of evidence included one (1) elf truck and one hundred (100) sacks of raw materials for fish meal, which were reported stolen.

Further, separate anti-illegal gambling operations were conducted by Baliwag and Marilao Station, wherein six (6) illegal gamblers were arrested. They were caught in the act of playing an illegal card game (Pusoy). Additionally, an individual was also arrested for the act of collecting bets intended for STL without any identification card or certification from STL Franchise authorizing him to collect bets. Confiscated evidence consisted of one (1) set of playing cards, STL booklets, and bet money in different denominations.