Balles cites more arrests of drug personalities

LAOAG CITY (May 27) – Supt. Edwin Balles, city police chief, said that a total of 37 drug personalities was arrested from January to date.

He said that the number is much higher compared to the total number of arrested drug personalities last year in the same period.

A total of 76 drug personalities was arrested last year, he added.

“Patuloy natin na lilinisin ang ating cuidad sa iligal drugs”, citing the intensified Oplan Lambat Sibat operation as plus factor for the successful arrests.

He added that upon his assumption as police chief, he has actively campaigned against proliferation of illegal drugs in the city. (tsg)