Quezon ops: 1 dies, 190 nabbed

September 25, 2019

LUCENA CITY -- A suspected drug pusher  was killed while 190 persons were arrested in a 3-day implementation of Simultaneous Anti- Criminality and Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) by the Quezon Police Provincial Office (QPPO).

Quezon police director, Col. Audie Madrideo said 166 police operations were carried out during the 3-day SACLEO from September 21 to 23.

He said among the results is the death of fisherman Ricardo Delos Reyes Villarante, 54, a resident of Purok 7, Sta Teresa, Bgy. Dalahican, this city after he resisted during a drug buy-bust that led to a bloody shootout.

Within the period, Madrideo said they arrested 38 drug suspects and seized 37.27 grams shabu with Dangerous Drug Board (DDB) value of P68,949.50 and confiscation of 2,435.4 grams of marijuana worth P133,947.