THE Cebu City police arrested 106 persons during their One-Time Big-Time (OTBT) operations last Friday afternoon.

Supt. Ryan Devaras, chief of the Investigation and Detective Management Branch (IDMB), said that most of the persons they caught were involved in illegal gambling and illegal drugs.

“They should just stop because we will catch them all,” Devaras said.

There were 57 persons arrested for violating Presidential Decree (PD) 1602, which penalizes persons involved in illegal gambling, while 19 persons were caught for violation Republic Act 9287, which penalizes individuals who engage in illegal numbers games.

Devaras said that they also caught 10 suspected drug users and pushers who were carrying shabu and three persons for carrying firearms.

The warrant section of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) also served 15 arrest warrants.

Two suspected thieves were also caught.

The authorities confiscated shabu estimated to be worth P19, 264, three caliber .38 revolvers, a knife, 18 video carrera and moli-moli machines and P3,613 cash believed to be proceeds from the illegal activities.

The separate operations, which were conducted in different barangays in Cebu City, started at 2 p.m. and ended at around 5 p.m.