In line with the directive of the PNP Chief PDG Ronald M Dela Rosa under Project Double Barrel, Police Regional Office 10 stepped up its anti-illegal drugs operations in the entire region.
Since January 01 to March 31 this year there were 608 operations conducted on our campaign against illegal drugs wherein 192 in Cagayan de Oro City Police Office; 105 in Iligan City Police Office; 103 in Bukidnon Provincial Police Office; 94 in Lanao del Norte Provincial Police Office; 77 in Misamis Oriental Provincial Police Office; 51 in Misamis Occidental Provincial Police Office and 6 in Camiguin Provincial Police Office.
With these operations a total of 887 persons were arrested: 292 COCPO; 148 ICPO; 143 BUKPO; 141 LDN PPO; 86 MISOR PPO; 71 MIS OCC PPO and 6 CAM PPO that resulted in the confiscation of 1.8kgs of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride (shabu) and 2.9kgs of dried marijuana leaves with an estimated street value of P9.5 million in the entire region. Also, a total of 931 cases filed in court against the arrested persons. Meanwhile, 64,039 households were re-visited and 8,449 new household visited by our police stations with 88 self-confessed drug users and 8 drug pushers have voluntarily surrendered.
With these accomplishments, PCSUPT AGRIPINO G JAVIER, commended the Police Regional Office 10 personnel of their extreme efforts in anti-illegal drug operations until we have achieved the main purpose of clearing all drug-affected Barangays in Northern Mindanao by arresting top drug personalities and dismantling drug syndicates who operate in the region.
PCSUPT JAVIER expressed also his appreciation to the community support by way of giving information and local government unit of initiating Community Based Rehabilitation Program.