The Police Regional Office 9 has intensified its law enforcement, security and public safety operations in the entire Zamboanga Peninsula in preparation for the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) at the House of Representatives Session Hall, Batasan Complex, Quezon City on July 24, 2017.
A total of seventy (70) Barangays in Zamboanga Del Norte after assessment and validation conducted by the Regional Oversight Committee were issued a certification as Drug-Free Barangays during the Ceremonial Declaration of Drug Cleared and Drug Free Barangays held at Zamboanga Del Norte Sports and Convention Complex, Dipolog City on July 19, 2017.
Anti-drug operatives of Sta. Maria Police Station arrested Janiel Versuza Reyes, 24, during a drug buy-bust operation in Sun Street, Barangay Tumaga, Zamboanga City at about 8:00 PM on July 19, 2017.
PCSUPT REGINO S CATIIS, Deputy Director of DHRDD, and PCSUPT BILLY B. BELTRAN, PRO9 Regional Director, led the awarding of PNP Merit Medal “Medalya ng Kagalingan” to personnel of Zamboanga City Police Station 6 (Tetuan) led by PSUPT NONITO P ASDAI, Station Commander, and Zamboanga City Police Station 7 (Sta. Maria) led by PCINSP JOSEPH L ORTEGA, Station Commander, during the Flag Raising Ceremony held at the PRO9 Parade Ground, Camp Romeo Abendan, Mercedes, Zamboanga City on July 17, 2017.
Operatives of Tungawan MPS and 6th SF Battalion of the Philippine Army conducted a joint law enforcement operation for the serving of arrest warrant against a wanted person named Langa Aukasa in Sitio Libasay, Barangay Datu Tumangong Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay at around 5:30 AM on July 13, 2017.