Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director Nicolas Torre III announced the arrest of 45 drug-related suspects and the confiscation of more than 200,000 pesos of illegal drugs in several anti-crime operations carried out on Tuesday. September 27 and Wednesday September 27. 28.
The QCPD District Drug Enforcement Unit (DDEU) arrested Joey Magat, 32, the priority target of Drug Personality No. 2, in a buy-bust operation at his home in Barangay Salvacion, La Loma, Quezon City.
The buyout operation around 2:50 a.m. Wednesday led to the confiscation of more or less 20 grams of alleged shabu worth 136,000 pesos, the buyout money and a mobile phone from the suspect.
Police also said QCPD stations Novaliches (PS 4) and Batasan (PS 6) had snared 12 suspects; Galas (PS 11) and Payatas Bagong Silangan (PS 13) stations arrested four people; while Project Station 6 (PS 15) caught a suspect.
The QCPD also announced the arrest of 13 people wanted during the operations.
La Loma (PS 1) and Pasong Putik (PS 16) stations on Tuesday arrested two men wanted in their quarters, while PS 15 also issued a robbery arrest warrant for a suspect currently being held at the Bureau. of Jail Management. and Penology (BJMP) in Pasig City.
The QCPD said stations PS 13 and 15, Masambong (PS 2), Talipapa (PS 3), Cubao (PS 7) and Anonas (PS 9) arrested six suspects. Eastwood Station (PS 12) and the District Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (CIDU) also arrested four suspects.
Meanwhile, 14 illegal gambling suspects have also been arrested by the police.
Police said charges will be filed against the suspects while the courts issuing the warrants will be notified of the arrests of those wanted.
“I would like to commend the hardworking and dedicated cops of this police district for this massive gash, especially the arrest of the drug personality priority target at district number 2. It only goes to show that we are truly seriously in our campaign against all forms of crime in the city,” the QCPD director said.
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