The Southern Police District (SPD) arrested 144 persons and confiscated firearms, explosives, bladed weapons, illegal drugs, and stolen motorcycles in a week-long police operation dubbed as “One Time, Big Time” in its areas of jurisdiction. SPD Director Chief Supt. Henry Rañola Jr. said the operation was conducted in Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Makati, Taguig, Muntinlupa, and Pateros where 49 were apprehended in drug bust operations; 41 were by virtue of warrant of arrest; while 54 were involved in various criminal activities. The operation also confiscated 56 plastic sachets of shabu, seven different calibers of handgun, two grenades, and bladed weapons such as fan knife and kitchen knife; and the recovery of 57 stolen motorcycles. Rañola said the SPD will intensify its operations with the onset of the Christmas season when increase of crime incidents is expected.