Delta Police Apprehends Robbery Suspects, Drug Dealer, Recovers Snatched Vehicle, Firearm, Others

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By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Major breakthroughs

were during the week recorded by police operatives in Delta State in the fight against crime and criminality, with the arrest of two robbery suspects, drug dealer and recovery of a firearm.
Similarly, 143 wraps of substance suspected to be Indian hemp, cocaine, Kolorado, tramadol and others were also intercepted by the operatives.
The police public relations officer DSP Edafe Bright made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday.
According to the release ” On 07/01/2022 at about 430am  Dragon Patrol Teams while on stop and search duty along Warri/Sapele Road intercepted one Toyota Venza with Reg. no. FKJ 420 GT, chassis number 4t3bk3bb0bu056957 and  Engine number 6668351 Grey in colour driven by one Akpoyerinebele ‘m’ 33yrs of mechanic village Effurun in company of another occupant (name unknown) the other occupant immediately took to his heels and ran into the bush while the driver was arrested. 
Upon searching of the vehicle, a   phone number was found inside. During the course of investigation, the owner of the vehicle was contacted through the phone number found in the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle confirmed that the vehicle was snatched at NDC road Ozoro at gun point by five man robbery gang at about 0100hrs of same date. Manhunt for the other fleeing suspect is ongoing.
Also On the 05/01/2022 at about 15.30pm the Command Crack Squad while acting on intelligence gathered, raided a suspected criminal hideout along Jakpa Road, Warri and in the process arrested two suspects namely, Felix Aroh ‘m’ age 43yrs and Erumu Ogodo ‘m’  age 20yrs.
 The following exhibits were recovered from them; Three (3) containers of Loud, eight (8) wraps of Kolorado hard drugs, four (4) packets of rolling paper, one hundred and forty three (143) wraps of substance suspected to be  Indian hemp and some  sachets of tramadol. 
The team also raided another criminal hideout in Agbor metropolis and arrested Musa Abdullahi ‘m’ age 25 and Gift Ahemte ‘f’ age 53yrs and recovered 8kg of Indian hemp, volume 5 and swinol drugs. 
Similarly, on 7/1/2021, Crack surveillance team raided a criminal hideout in Issele-Asagba  where one Blessing Nwabuokei ‘f’ age 32yrs was arrested and 12kg of weed suspected to be Indian hemp and some quantity of cocaine were recovered from her.  Investigation is ongoing”.
It added that ” On the 2/1/2022 at about 1.00pm, acting on intelligence gathered over a period of time, operatives from Area Command Warri  raided Ugborikoko community. During the raid,  one Randy Omovie ‘m’ was arrested and one G3 rifle with breach No. 69021340 and battle axe were recovered from him.
 One Sunny Blessing ‘m’ a suspected drug dealer was also arrested and substance suspected to be Indian hemp soaked in gin, fourteen wraps of substance suspected to be cocaine, eight bottles of codeine, ten cups of loud were recovered from him. Investigation is ongoing”.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Delta State,  Ari Muhammed Ali while commending officers and men of the Command for their efforts in fighting crime, also admonished them to sustain the tempo in the fight against crime and criminality and ensure that they continue raiding criminal hideouts/black spot with a view to ensuring that the battle is taken to the door steps of criminal elements so that crime can be nipped in the bud.
Ali also encouraged members of the public to continue to support and partner with the Police by helping with useful and timely information as it relates to security in the State. 
According to the release, the Command can be contacted through the PPRO’s Office via the following numbers+234 915 557 0008+234 915 557 0007+234 902 907 0037Or the Command Control Room via +234 803 668 4974.

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