Neg.Or. cops arrest 242
The Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office reported yesterday its significant accomplishments in the campaign against all forms of criminality.
Records show that NOPPO, under Sr. Supt. Edward Esperat Carranza, has jailed 242 drug personalities and filed 236 drugs cases in court against them, in violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Anti-Drugs Law of 2001. Of the 242 persons arrested, 183 were drug pushers, 56 users and three were marijuana cultivators, the police added.
From September 2011 up to April this year, 176.324 grams of shabu and 3,284.87 grams of dried marijuana leaves were seized, while three marijuana plants were uprooted, with a total street value of P227,446.85.
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