|PRO MIMAROPA Update on Project Double Barrel: Reloaded|
NEWS RELEASE 031717-05
Authority : PSUPT IMELDA VASQUEZ TOLENTINO
Chief, Regional Public Information Office
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City
Date : March 17, 2017
Camp Efigenio C Navarro, Calapan City- Two weeks after the relaunching of “Project Double Barrel: Reloaded”, twenty (20) drug personalities were arrested from March 10 to 16, 2017.
During the Police Operations in cooperation with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Oriental Mindoro Provincial Police Office arrested ten (10) drug personalities composed of five (5) drug pushers and five (5) drug users and Puerto Princesa City Police Office arrested six (6) drug users, four (4) drug pushers.
Confiscated during the said operations were twenty (20) sachets of shabu with estimated market value amounting to Php 30, 000.00 pesos.
Further, two (2) drug pushers voluntarily surrendered in Puerto Princesa and three (3) drug users in the province in Romblon.As of July 1, 2016 to March 16, 2017, there were already twenty thousand seven hundred forty-nine (20,749) surrenderers were recorded. 18, 828 are users and 1,921 are pushers while six hundred seventy-seven (677) drug personalities were arrested during the conduct of police operations.