The Baguio City Police Office is the region’s top performing police office after the arrest of 1,717 persons wanted for various crimes, 264 are listed as top most wanted persons (TMWP).
In a report, BCPO director Allen Rae Co said that 1,453 of those arrested were other most wanted persons, thanks to the police offices intensified Manhunt Charlie.
The 264 TMWP arrest is the most among the 8 police offices in the region.
The Benguet Provincial Police Office is second, followed by the Kalinga PPO with 27. The other PPOs, namely Abra had 25, Ifugao with 15, Mountain Province with 10 and Apayao with nine.
For OWPs, the BCPO was also tops with 644 arrests, then Benguet PPO with 282. The rests showed Abra PPO with 200, Ifugao PPO with 130, Kalinga PPO with 122, Apayao PPO with 39, and Mountain Province PPO with 36, with an overall total of 1,453.
From January 3-9, there were 28 arrests recorded by the different PPOs and BCPO of which four were listed as Most Wanted Persons.
For the previous week, BCPO has recorded the highest number of arrests with 15 wanted persons. Benguet PPO followed with six, Ifugao PPO with three, and Abra PPO and Kalinga PPO with two each.
On the MWPs, BCPO collared two, while Abra PPO, Benguet PPO, and Kalinga PPO had one arrest each.
From January 10-16, the Police Regional Office – Cordillera (PROCOR) netted 39 wanted persons, of which 10 are listed as MWP.
For the week, Baguio cops again recorded the highest number of arrests with 14, followed by Benguet PPO with 10, Kalinga PPO with eight, Abra PPO with five and Ifugao PPO with two.
From Jan. 17-23, a total of 45 wanted individuals were apprehended, of which 10 were listed as Most Wanted Persons in various levels.
Leading the list again is BCPO with 15 arrested wanted individuals followed by Kalinga PPO with nine, Benguet PPO with eight, Ifugao PPO with seven, Abra PPO with three, Mountain Province PPO with two and Apayao PPO with one.