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SACLEO nets 199 suspects, seizes P 1.6M illegal drugs

CAMP LT. VICENTE G. ALAGAR,  Cagayan de Oro City: Police rounded up 199 suspects for various crimes and seized illegal drugs with an estimated street value of P1,618,422.40 during simultaneous police operations in Northern Mindanao, the police  said Sunday.

PLt. Col. Michelle Olaivar, the police regional spokesperson, said that the suspects include the arrest of wanted persons on the regional, provincial and city level who were subject of court warrants.
She said that 49 various types of loose firearms ( 48 assorted small armed, 1 Class A Light Weapon-Grand Rifle) , several ammunition, eight explosives/grenade were also seized during the operation.
According to Olaivar, the police operatives also served 11 search warrants on suspected drug personalities resulting to the arrest of 18 suspects and rhe seizure of 154.768 grams of shabu (Methamphetamine Hydrochloride) valued at P1,618,422.40. 
Dubbed as the Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO), the one-day operation was launched end of May 2021 to apprehend and arrest suspected personalities involved in the possession, proliferation and trafficking of dangerous drugs and other form of criminalities.
Olaivar said that Police Regional Director Brig. Gen. Rolando Anduyan commented that without the support of the community and the local government units in the region, the police operation was a failure. -0-
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