Negros Cops Clean Up $ 59.1 Million In Illegal Drugs In 2021 – Manila Bulletin

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Negros Cops Clean Up $ 59.1 Million In Illegal Drugs In 2021

BACOLOD CITY – Police officers seized a total of 59,102,241.42 P of illegal drugs here and in Western Negros from January to December 2021.

In the province, 821 people were arrested in connection with 638 anti-drug operations and 1,485 cases were closed, based on the file of the provincial police office of Negros Occidental (Nocppo).

Police Lt. Abegael Donasco, deputy spokesperson for Nocppo, said about 5,447.01 grams of suspected shabu worth P 37,039,697.92 and 268.05 grams of suspected marijuana worth of 32,165.52 P were confiscated.

Donasco said only two groups of drugs are monitored in the province.

For the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), approximately 3,566.76 grams of illegal drugs worth P22,030,377.98 were seized last year.

The city’s police force also arrested 750 people, including 23 high-value people, 711 street-level people and 13 newly identified minors and other drug figures in its 561 police operations.

A total of 1,080 cases have been brought to court here.


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