Anti Drugs Campaign

Cavite buy-bust nets P1.21-B shabu

MANILA – Police and anti-narcotics agents arrested three suspects and seized PHP1.21 billion worth of shabu in a buy-bust in Bacoor City, Cavite early Friday.In an initial report, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said suspects Jorlan San Jose, 26; Joseph Maurin, 38; and Joan... Read More

Hunt on vs. cop's killers in Cavite drug sting

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, on Thursday ordered a manhunt against the drug suspects who killed a police officer during a buy-bust operation in Cavite on Tuesday night.“I have already directed the Regional Director, Police Region Office (PRO)... Read More

Over 13K high-value targets nabbed since July 2016: PDEA

MANILA – More than 13,000 drug high-value targets (HVTs) across the country have been arrested since the start of the Duterte administration's crackdown on illegal drugs in mid-2016, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Thursday.Based on the latest Real Numbers data released... Read More

Freeze order vs. suspected drug dealers’ accounts, assets served

MANILA – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Monday served a freeze order on the bank and credit accounts and assets of two suspected drug personalities.PDEA Director General Wilkins Villanueva said the order... Read More

Las Piñas buy-bust ops net P68-M worth of shabu

MANILA – Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested two persons and confiscated a total of PHP68 million worth of shabu in two separate operations in Las Piñas City on Saturday afternoon.In a report sent to reporters on Sunday, PDEA said suspect Shaikalabi... Read More

Anti-illegal drugs ops under constant review: PNP

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday said it has achieved a lot and continues to work with other concerned government agencies in the constant review of the country's anti-illegal drugs campaign.PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar made this statement after President Rodrigo... Read More

Another ‘big-time’ drug suspect falls in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Operatives of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit-9 have arrested another big-time drug suspect in a buy-bust here, the region's top cop said on Friday.Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Genaro Ylagan, Police Regional Office-9 chief, said the suspect as Jun-Jun Ismael, 33, of Indanan, Sulu,... Read More

5 men yield P102-K shabu in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY – Five persons, including a minor, were arrested while PHP102,000 worth of suspected shabu was seized during an operation at a drug den in Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on Thursday night, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency - Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao... Read More

2 men yield over P1-M shabu in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Police officers have arrested two alleged big-time drug suspects and seized over PHP1 million worth of illegal drugs in separate operations here, an official announced Tuesday.Col. Rexmel Reyes, Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) chief, identified the suspects as Daniel Umdah... Read More

Maritime cops to boost ties with PCG vs. drug trade in PH waters

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday ordered the force's Maritime Group to strengthen coordination and interoperability with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to fight illegal drug activities within the country's territorial waters.In a statement,... Read More

Cop nabbed in Tarlac buy-bust faces dismissal

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday ordered Police Regional Office in Central Luzon (PRO-3) to conduct a thorough investigation following the arrest of a police officer in Gerona, Tarlac who was tagged as both user and protector of illegal drug... Read More

PNP, PDEA seek court clearance to destroy P5.5-B shabu

MANILA – Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said the PNP and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) are seeking clearance from concerned courts for the immediate destruction of the more than PHP5.5 billion worth of shabu seized in the separate operations... Read More

Duterte cites need to 'double' efforts vs. illegal drugs

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has emphasized the need to “double” the government’s efforts to stop the proliferation of illegal drugs in the country.In his pre-recorded Talk to the People delivered Friday night but aired Saturday morning, Duterte renewed his commitment... Read More

3 men yield P650-K shabu in Nueva Ecija

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – Three suspects yielded around PHP650,000 worth of illegal drugs in an operation in this province on Thursday.Col. Rhoderick Campo, director of the Nueva Ecija Police Provincial Office, said on Friday members of the Cabanatuan City Police Station arrested Dexter... Read More

2 drug peddlers killed, P1.5-B shabu seized in Cavite

MANILA – Two drug suspects were killed while two others were arrested in separate operations in Cavite on Thursday night that yielded around PHP1.5 billion worth of shabu.In a report on Friday, Brig. Gen. Remus Medina, chief of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-DEG),... Read More

Hunt on vs. cohorts of traffickers in C. Luzon drug haul

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday continues to hunt cohorts of the foreign drug traffickers who were killed in an operation in Zambales and three others who were nabbed in Bataan to put an end to their operations in the country.PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, tasked... Read More

‘Big-time’ pusher yields P273-K illegal drugs in Zambo

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Operatives of the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) have arrested a big-time drug suspect and seized some PHP273,600 worth of illegal drugs in an operation here early Wednesday.Maj. Albin Cabayacruz, ZCPO’ Station 7 chief, identified the arrested suspect as Fahad... Read More

4 Chinese killed, P3.4-B shabu seized in Zambales buy-bust

CANDELARIA, Zambales – Four Chinese nationals were killed while authorities confiscated PHP3.4 billion worth of shabu in a resort here on Tuesday.In a press conference, PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said that suspects Gao Manzhu, Hong Jianshe, Eddie Tan, all from Fujian, China; and Xu Youha... Read More

Recipient of P2.1-M kush package nabbed in Marikina

MANILA – Authorities on Tuesday arrested the consignee of a shipment of kush or high-grade marijuana worth over PHP2 million in Marikina City.In a statement, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said the consignee identified as Arthur Antonio was arrested in a controlled delivery operation conducted by... Read More

2 lady pushers yield P816-K shabu in Bulacan

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan – Two female drug peddlers yielded some PHP816,000 worth of shabu in the town of Marilao on Thursday.In a statement Friday, Col. Lawrence Cajipe, director of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office, said the suspects Cheryl Quijano and Rodelyn Jorge Ronquillo, were arrested... Read More