Some two hundred sixty-four wanted persons were arrested by combined operatives of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) during the implementation of the simultaneous anti-criminality and law enforcement operations from October 2022 to March 23, 2023.
Based on the BCPO accomplishment report, of the arrested wanted persons, 40 are top most wanted persons while 224 are other wanted personalities.
Among the top wanted persons who were arrested, 5 are considered to be regional level wanted persons, 11 are city level wanted persons, 3 are provincial level wanted persons, 5 are municipal level wanted persons, 1 district level wanted person and 15 station level wanted persons.
On anti-illegal drug operations, the BCPO was able to conduct 60 operations during the said period where 86 individuals were arrested and 3 personalities surrendered.
Further, there were 165.01 grams of shabu, 231.626 grams of marijuana and 10 pieces of ecstasy tablets with a standard drug price of P1.2 million were seized during the said operations.
On the campaign against loose firearms, BCPO conducted 79 operations where some 75 assorted firearms were surrendered, 4 firearms were confiscated and 4 persons were arrested.
The said accomplishments were achieved by the BCPO through the conduct of checkpoints and the implementation of search warrants that were issued by the courts.
On the other hand, BCPO issued some 28,405 traffic citations to violators that resulted in some P13.36 million in collected fines from the apprehended violators during the said period.
Moreover, BCPO personnel conduct weekly cleanup drive in public places and tourist destinations as part of their role as deputized environmental officers.
On the government’s anti-insurgency campaign, BCPO reported 10 personalities surrendered and 2 suspected rebels were arrested.