Anti Drugs Campaign

American traveler caught with P19.6M cocaine at NAIA

American traveler caught with P19.6M cocaine at NAIA

September 28, 2022, 7:26 am

MANILA – A 75-year-old American man was arrested for allegedly trying to slip in illegal drugs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Philippine 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

PNP to adopt more holistic anti-drug approach

September 27, 2022, 7:55 pm

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

No drugs found in Baguio City jail inspection

September 27, 2022, 5:18 pm

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

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

September 27, 2022, 1:52 pm

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, 56,… Read More

Anti-scalawag unit nabs fugitive ex-cop in QC

Anti-scalawag unit nabs fugitive ex-cop in QC

September 22, 2022, 11:51 am

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

PNP working with LGUs in 'cleansing' of marijuana fields

September 20, 2022, 6:04 pm

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

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

September 14, 2022, 4:05 pm

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 a… Read More

BOC nabs recipient of high-grade marijuana package in Malabon

BOC nabs recipient of high-grade marijuana package in Malabon

September 14, 2022, 12:42 pm

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 operations… Read More

Anti-narcotics drive focuses on rehabilitation: PBBM

Anti-narcotics drive focuses on rehabilitation: PBBM

September 13, 2022, 8:43 pm

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

Cops seize, destroy P95-M marijuana in 3 provinces

September 13, 2022, 3:01 pm

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 Drug… Read More

PDEA working hard to improve conviction rate of drug cases

PDEA working hard to improve conviction rate of drug cases

September 9, 2022, 3:38 pm

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 in a… Read More

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

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

September 4, 2022, 2:09 pm

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

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

August 28, 2022, 1:25 pm

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

QC buy-bust nets P173.4-M shabu

August 24, 2022, 11:18 am

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 was… Read More

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

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

August 22, 2022, 4:39 pm

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 Group,… Read More

P25-M shabu seized in C. Visayas in 2 days: PNP

P25-M shabu seized in C. Visayas in 2 days: PNP

August 16, 2022, 2:55 pm

MANILA – Police officers have seized around PHP25.4 million worth of illegal drugs during a recent two-day Synchronized Enhanced Managing Police Operations (SEMPO) in Central Visayas. “SEMPO is a well-coordinated series of operations aimed at maximizing police capabilities directing towards… Read More

P15-M illegal drugs seized in 2-day ops: PNP

P15-M illegal drugs seized in 2-day ops: PNP

August 15, 2022, 4:59 pm

MANILA – Operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) confiscated PHP15 million worth of illegal drugs in three separate anti-illegal drug operations from Aug. 13 to 14, PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said Monday. In an operation in Toledo City, Cebu, police arrested drug suspect Raffy… Read More

2 nabbed, P272-M shabu seized in La Union

2 nabbed, P272-M shabu seized in La Union

August 12, 2022, 3:12 pm

MANILA – Anti-narcotics operatives arrested two suspects and seized about PHP272 million worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust in La Union on Friday. Based on the initial report from the La Union Provincial Police Office, the suspects, John Paun Rupuesto, 18, and Romel Layse, 38, were arrested… Read More

More than half of BJMP jails now 'drug-free': spox

More than half of BJMP jails now 'drug-free': spox

August 11, 2022, 5:56 pm

MANILA – At least 262 out of the total 477 jail facilities managed by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) are "drug-free", its spokesperson said on Thursday. In a Laging Handa briefing, Jail Supt. Xavier Solda said another 40 jail facilities are "drug-cleared". "Ito po ‘yung… Read More

High-value target yields P421-K shabu in Las Piñas

High-value target yields P421-K shabu in Las Piñas

August 11, 2022, 1:31 pm

MANILA – Anti-narcotics operatives of the Las Piñas City Police Station have seized PHP421,600 worth of shabu from a high-value individual on Wednesday night, as part of the stiff anti-drug campaign under the administration of President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. In a report Thursday, Col.… Read More