176 wanted nabbed, P246,000 illegal drugs seized in Region 2

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – Police arrested 176 wanted individuals and seized illegal drugs worth almost P246,000 in anti-crime operations in Cagayan Valley or Region 2 from Jan. 22 to 28.

Brig. Gen. Percival A. Rumbaoa, Police Regional Office (PRO) 2 director, said 35 persons were apprehended for illegal gambling in the week-long campaign.

Six individuals were nabbed for violating the Forestry Code. They yielded 1,667.8 board feet of lumber valued at P71,110.25.

Police also facilitated the surrender of 59 New People’s Army rebels and supporters.