WASTED. Actor Dominic Roco (center), 33, and his four companions are arrested during a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City early Saturday morning (Oct. 1, 2022). They were caught with PHP112,000 worth of suspected shabu and PHP14,000 worth of dried marijuana. (Courtesy of Bernard Jaudian/PTV)

MANILA – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) arrested 55 suspects in its latest anti-criminality operations on Friday and Saturday, including an actor and fugitives on the Most Wanted Persons (MWP) list.

Of the 55 suspects, 11 were caught in separate buy-bust operations.

Actor Dominic Roco, 33, and four others were nabbed in Barangay Holy Spirit at about 1:20 a.m. on Saturday, according to a QCPD news release on Saturday.

The others were Reynaldo Sanchez, 45; Eugene Marvin Tolentino, 27; Renz Anthony Cruz, 33; and Dexie Diamante, 21.

Confiscated from them were suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP112,000, PHP14,000 worth of dried marijuana, a weighing scale, and the buy-bust money.

The Novaliches police (PS-4) arrested three; the Anonas police (PS-9) got one; and Project 6 police (PS-15) nabbed two.

In the intensified campaign against MWP, 18 were arrested.

The No. 3 MWP of PS-4, identified as rape suspect Herbbie Laque Barro, 33, and a resident of Barangay Bagbag, was arrested at Michael Homes in the same village at about 2:15 p.m. on Friday.

Meanwhile, the No. 9 on the MWP of the Eastwood Police Station, also a rape suspect, 47-year-old German Natingga, was arrested in Tipas, Taguig City at about 5:40 p.m. on Friday.

The police stations of Cubao and Project 4, the District Special Operations Unit, and the District Intelligence Division netted one suspect each; PS-9 arrested two; PS-15 arrested three; and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit arrested seven.

In the campaign against illegal gambling, 26 suspects fell.

The Talipapa Police Station arrested nine; Batasan Police Station arrested four; Cubao and Project 6 arrested one each; Holy Spirit arrested four; and Pasong Putik nabbed seven. (PNA)