Anti Drugs Campaign

NCRPO chief lauds arrest of dismissed cop, 2 other fugitives

MANILA – National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo on Monday lauded police officers in the region for the arrest of a high-value drug suspect and two other fugitives, including a dismissed policeman.Based on the report by Southern Police District (SPD)... Read More

PNP backs drug test for TV, movie talents before taking projects

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday welcomed a lawmaker's call for mandatory drug tests on celebrities and other talents before appearing on entertainment projects.In a press briefing at Camp Crame in Quezon City, PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. called on major television... Read More

Former female cop busted in CamSur drug sting

MANILA – Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) anti-scalawag unit have arrested a former female police officer during anti-illegal drug operations in Camarines Sur, a police official said on Sunday.In a statement, Brig. Gen. Warren De Leon, chief of the Integrity Monitoring and... Read More

QC cops nab Top 2 drug suspect, 44 others

MANILA – A total of 18 drug suspects, including the No. 2 most wanted target, were arrested in separate anti-illegal drugs operations in Quezon City.Quezon City Police District chief Brig. Gen. Nicolas Torre III said seized from the suspects were PHP289,000 worth of illegal drugs.Torre said... Read More

Gifts, stuffed toys from London yield P8-M shabu; 2 nabbed: BOC

MANILA – Authorities have arrested two recipients of a shipment containing 1.14 kilograms of shabu with an estimated street value of PHP7.87 million in a controlled delivery operation in Bacoor City, Cavite on Tuesday.In a statement Wednesday, the Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Clark said the... Read More

American traveler caught with P19.6M cocaine at NAIA

MANILA – A 75-year-old American man was arrested for allegedly trying to slip in illegal drugs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), thePhilippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Wednesday.Based on its initial report, the agency said the suspect Stephen Joseph Szuhar, a... Read More

PNP to adopt more holistic anti-drug approach

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said it is taking a more holistic approach to its illegal drugs campaign as ordered by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.Marcos earlier said he will continue the law enforcement approach of the past administration of former President... Read More

No drugs found in Baguio City jail inspection

BAGUIO CITY – Authorities did not find illegal drugs during greyhound and search operations among inmates at the Baguio City Jail Male Dormitory (BCJMD) on Tuesday.Charlton John Carame, Investigation Agent V of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cordillera, said the more than... Read More

5 suspects yield nearly P13-M shabu in Cavite, Rizal

MANILA – Anti-narcotics operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) seized close to PHP13 million worth of shabu from five drug suspects in separate buy-busts in the provinces of Rizal and Cavite on Monday.In a statement on Tuesday, PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin said Diadema Bababsa,... Read More

Anti-scalawag unit nabs fugitive ex-cop in QC

MANILA – Members of the anti-scalawag unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have arrested a dismissed police officer wanted for drug cases in Quezon City.In a statement Thursday, Brig. Gen. Warren De Leon, chief of the Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (IMEG), identified the... Read More

PNP working with LGUs in 'cleansing' of marijuana fields

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said its main anti-drug unit is working with local government units in stemming the propagation of marijuana plantations in their areas.In a statement, Brig. Gen. Narciso Domingo, chief of the PNP Drug Enforcement Group, said they are... Read More

Cop, 2 cohorts yield P30-K shabu in Tuguegarao buy-bust

MANILA – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested three suspected drug pushers, including a police officer, and seized close to PHP30,000 worth of shabu in Cagayan as part of the strengthened anti-drug campaign of the administration of President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.In... Read More

BOC nabs recipient of high-grade marijuana package in Malabon

MANILA – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) – Port of Clark arrested the claimant of a parcel containing 35 grams of kush or high-grade marijuana in Malabon City on Tuesday.In a statement Wednesday, the bureau said the suspect, who was not identified, was arrested in controlled delivery... Read More

Anti-narcotics drive focuses on rehabilitation: PBBM

MANILA – The current administration is taking a new approach when it comes to handling the rampant narcotics trade, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said, emphasizing the need to focus on the treatment and rehabilitation of drug users."The war on drugs will continue but we have to do... Read More

Cops seize, destroy P95-M marijuana in 3 provinces

MANILA – Policemen have seized and destroyed over PHP95 million worth of marijuana plants in a series of operations in the provinces of Lanao del Sur, Rizal, and Kalinga on Monday.In a statement Tuesday, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said members of the PNP... Read More

PDEA working hard to improve conviction rate of drug cases

MANILA – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday vowed to explore further measures to increase the agency’s conviction rate against drug personalities.“To be frank, what I really want is a 100 percent conviction rate for all drug cases filed, but this only happens... Read More

11 nabbed, P16-M illegal drugs seized in separate ops

MANILA – Authorities seized PHP16.3 million worth of illegal drugs from 11 suspects in separate police operations in the provinces of Kalinga and Bulacan and Davao City, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported on Sunday.Salang-oy Alunday, 31, was intercepted at a checkpoint of the Tabuk... Read More

3 high-value targets yield P5.4-M shabu in Pasig buy-bust

MANILA – Authorities arrested three high-value targets (HVTs) drug suspects and seized some PHP5.4 million worth of shabu from them in a buy-bust operation in Pasig City, National Capital Regional Office (NCRPO) chief Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo said on Sunday.Estomo identified the suspects as... Read More

QC buy-bust nets P173.4-M shabu

MANILA – Members of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) seized about 25.5 kg. of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP173.4 million during a buy-bust on Wednesday.National Capital Region Police Office Chief, Brig. Gen. Jonnel Estomo, said 36-year-old suspect Rodgene Umali... Read More

PNP nets P5.8-B illegal drugs from July 1 to Aug. 20

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has confiscated around PHP5.8 billion worth of various illegal drugs in operations by its Drug Enforcement Group (DEG) from July 1 to Aug. 20.“From July 1 to August 20, 2022, the PNP, mainly through the efforts of the PNP Drug Enforcement... Read More