PRO8 Bares Year-end Operational Accomplishments

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PRO8 Bares Year-end Operational Accomplishments


Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetic, Palo, LeyteThe Police Regional Office 8 under the leadership of Regional Director, PBGEN FERDINAND O DIVINA announces its year-end accomplishment report on the Enhanced Managing Police Operations from January to December 2019.

PRO8, through the Provincial and City Police Offices, conducted a total of 620 police operations on DOUBLE BARREL “RELOADED” which resulted in the arrest of 711 drug personalities. 607 of whom were included in the watchlist, while 104 newly-identified drug personalities.

397 drug personalities surrendered to the police authorities. 390 of whom were included in the police watchlist and 7 were newly-identified drug personalities.

A total of 17 drug personalities who were included in the watchlist were neutralized during police operations.

For the period, a total of 1,125 drug personalities were also accounted for by PRO8 thru its Drug Enforcements Units.

A total estimated value of Php793, 714,768.04 of confiscated illegal drugs was recorded.

PRO8 also conducted a total of 463 police operations on Anti-Illegal Gambling resulting in the arrest of 1,165 bettors, 49 Ushers, 12 Players, 15 Collectors, 9 operators and 5 maintainers.

A total of Php367, 122.50 bet money was confiscated and 450 cases were filed in court.

335 Anti-Illegal Logging operations were likewise conducted, which resulted in the seizure of 143,783.68 board feet of lumber amounting to Php9, 988,643.16. Also, 38 chainsaws and 129 different types of conveyances were also confiscated.

These operations resulted in the arrest of 478 persons and 136 filed cases in court.

In addition, a total of 1,612 Anti-Illegal Fishing operations were carried out. These resulted in the arrest of 3,462 individuals. A total of Php 201,519,264.00 worth of fish and fishing paraphernalia were seized.

Moreover, this PRO has implemented 3,538 warrants of arrest, which resulted in the arrest of 25 personalities who were included in the Provincial Most Wanted, 39 in the City Most Wanted, 238 in the Municipal Most Wanted, and 16 who were included in Station Level Most Wanted personalities.

318 individuals who were included in the TOP 10 MOST WANTED PERSONS were also apprehended.

Lastly, a total of 3,357 other wanted persons were also arrested for the said year.

“These notable accomplishments of PRO8 show a big success for the year 2019. We will continue our efforts in combatting criminalities in the region to maintain the safety and security of the community,” RD DIVINA said.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following numbers and social media accounts: Regional Civil Security Unit (RCSU) Hotline No. 832-4255; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or Youtube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).