AT LEAST 24 persons and a total of 34 firearms were seized during “One Time Big Time” operation launched by the police over the weekend in Butuan City, Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur. Caraga Police Spokesman, Supt. Daniel Puesca, said in a report that police armed with search warrants swooped down last Saturday in the targets’ residences in the towns of Rosario, Esperanza, San Francisco, Bunawan, Talacogon, Carrascal and Cantilan and in the cities of Bayugan and Butuan City all in Agusan del Sur. Seized were M16 rifles, an M14 rifle, US Carbine rifles, caliber .357 revolvers, shotguns and .45 caliber pistols, and one grenade launcher. Also, latest raid in a village in Ong Yiu, Butuan City on Saturday resulted in the arrest of Jaber Amerol who was found with a .45 caliber Colt pistol.