Anti Drugs Campaign

Give drug war report to human rights groups, Duterte tells PDEA

Give drug war report to human rights groups, Duterte tells PDEA

March 30, 2022, 10:05 am Updated on March 30, 2022, 1:20 pm

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday directed the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to furnish human rights groups with a copy of the report on the government's anti-narcotics campaign. Duterte said human rights organizations critical of the current administration need to see… Read More

Andanar on Duterte admin’s drug war: ‘Mission accomplished’

Andanar on Duterte admin’s drug war: ‘Mission accomplished’

March 24, 2022, 6:11 pm

MANILA – Despite President Rodrigo Roa Duterte himself admitting that he could not finish his war against illegal drugs before the end of his six-year term, acting presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar would still consider the war on drugs as “successful.” Andanar said the… Read More

3 nabbed, P387.6-M worth of shabu seized in QC drug bust

3 nabbed, P387.6-M worth of shabu seized in QC drug bust

March 23, 2022, 3:55 pm

MANILA – Law enforcers have arrested three suspects and confiscated PHP387.6 million worth of shabu in Quezon City on Wednesday. In a report, Brig. Gen. Randy Peralta, chief of the Philippine National Police - Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG), said suspects Gibbrael Arcega, Mikkael Arcega, and… Read More

Duterte to tackle drug problem with successor

Duterte to tackle drug problem with successor

March 22, 2022, 1:31 pm

MANILA – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Monday said he would hold a meeting with his successor to discuss the drug menace that continues to “haunt” the country. In his taped Talk to the Peopled aired Tuesday morning on state-run PTV-4, Duterte said he would ask the country’s next… Read More

PDEA hopes next admin sustains relentless anti-drug drive

PDEA hopes next admin sustains relentless anti-drug drive

March 18, 2022, 5:06 pm

MANILA – With less than two months before the May 9 polls, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday expressed hope that the next administration will continue the relentless campaign against illegal drugs. “I have been here since 2001, dumaan ako sa apat na presidente. Dapat ang… Read More

4 nabbed, P22.5-M marijuana confiscated in Pasig drug bust

4 nabbed, P22.5-M marijuana confiscated in Pasig drug bust

March 15, 2022, 12:51 pm

MANILA – Police officers seized PHP22.5 million worth of high-grade marijuana from four suspects in a buy-bust operation in Pasig City on Monday night. In a report released on Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Randy Peralta, chief of the Philippine National Police - Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-DEG), said… Read More

PNP launches anti-drug drive 'end game strategy’

PNP launches anti-drug drive 'end game strategy’

March 14, 2022, 2:23 pm

MANILA – Police officers will return to the streets to reach illegal drug victims as the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday launched the Anti-Illegal Drugs Operations through Reinforcement and Education (ADORE), the final phase of the Oplan Double Barrel anti-drug strategy. “Basically,… Read More

Bacolod cops seize P3.4-M shabu in 2 separate sting ops

Bacolod cops seize P3.4-M shabu in 2 separate sting ops

March 14, 2022, 1:27 pm

BACOLOD CITY – Drug enforcement teams of the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) recovered around PHP3.39 million worth of suspected shabu from three individuals in two buy-bust operations over the weekend. On Sunday, operatives of Police Station 2 arrested two suspects in Purok Lampirong,… Read More

BOC sets inventory of goods seized in Caloocan shabu lab raid

BOC sets inventory of goods seized in Caloocan shabu lab raid

March 14, 2022, 12:45 pm

MANILA – An inventory will be conducted on other imported goods found in a shabu laboratory recently raided by authorities headed by the Bureau of Customs (BOC). In a statement Monday, the bureau said an assigned Customs examiner will make a list of the items such as blankets and bags. The… Read More

 2 Chinese yield P20-M shabu in QC drug bust

2 Chinese yield P20-M shabu in QC drug bust

March 10, 2022, 11:12 am

MANILA – Two Chinese nationals yielded PHP20.4 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Quezon City shortly before midnight Wednesday. In a report released Thursday, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said suspects Shiliang Zeng, 49, and Jack Lee, 44, were arrested during the… Read More

P1.57-B shabu seized in first 8 days of March: PDEA

P1.57-B shabu seized in first 8 days of March: PDEA

March 9, 2022, 1:59 pm

MANILA – Anti-narcotics operatives confiscated a total of PHP1.57 billion worth of shabu in the first eight days of March alone. In a press briefing late Tuesday, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Wilkins Villanueva said the amount includes the PHP1.088 billion worth of shabu from… Read More

Valenzuela buy-bust nets P1.1-B shabu; suspects nabbed

Valenzuela buy-bust nets P1.1-B shabu; suspects nabbed

March 8, 2022, 8:00 pm

MANILA – Police and anti-narcotics agents seized PHP1.1 billion worth of shabu from a Chinese national and his Filipino cohort in a buy-bust operation in Valenzuela City on Tuesday. According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) report, the suspects were identified as Tianzhu Lyu of… Read More

DILG beefs up anti-drug ops amid hiked mobility under AL 1

DILG beefs up anti-drug ops amid hiked mobility under AL 1

March 8, 2022, 10:10 am

MANILA – Law enforcers saw a significant increase in the volume of illegal drugs seized in operations during the past week amid increased mobility in many areas under the most relaxed Alert Level 1. Speaking to President Rodrigo Duterte during his Talk to the People on Monday night, Department… Read More

PDEA nabs town councilor’s wife in Maguindanao

PDEA nabs town councilor’s wife in Maguindanao

March 7, 2022, 1:38 pm

COTABATO CITY – Anti-narcotic operatives arrested on Sunday a former town employee but missed her husband, a town councilor, during an anti-drug operation in Maguindanao. Director Rogelito Daculla of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao… Read More

P75-B illegal drugs seized since July 2016: PDEA

P75-B illegal drugs seized since July 2016: PDEA

March 3, 2022, 11:11 am Updated on March 3, 2022, 4:49 pm

MANILA – Authorities have seized a total of PHP75 billion worth of narcotics across the country since the start of the Duterte administration's crackdown on illegal drugs in mid-2016. In its latest Real Numbers data as of January 31 and released on Wednesday night, the Philippine Drug… Read More

Domagoso vows to continue Duterte’s war on drugs

Domagoso vows to continue Duterte’s war on drugs

March 2, 2022, 3:00 pm

MANILA – Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso on Wednesday said if he wins the upcoming May 9 polls, he will continue President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s war on drugs, vowing to go after the sources of the prohibited substances. “Tuloy tuloy lang yung war on… Read More

Nigerian killed, P13-M shabu seized in QC drug sting

Nigerian killed, P13-M shabu seized in QC drug sting

February 28, 2022, 11:43 am

MANILA – A Nigerian national was killed in a buy-bust operation that yielded PHP13.6 million worth of shabu in Quezon City on Sunday evening, the Philippine National Police-Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-DEG) said Monday. DEG chief Brig. Gen. Randy Peralta, citing the report of the DEG's Special… Read More

New public officials must sustain PRRD’s anti-crime gains: Roque

New public officials must sustain PRRD’s anti-crime gains: Roque

February 23, 2022, 3:37 pm

MANILA – UniTeam senatorial candidate Harry Roque said the low crime index for nearly six years is a significant legacy of the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte that incoming executive and legislative officials should continue. Roque, a former presidential spokesman and legislator,… Read More

2-week ops yield nearly P166-M illegal drugs: DILG

2-week ops yield nearly P166-M illegal drugs: DILG

February 8, 2022, 2:24 pm

MANILA – Authorities seized close to PHP166 million worth of narcotics in simultaneous anti-criminality law enforcement operations in the past two weeks, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said Monday night. “In our campaign against illegal drugs, our… Read More

PDEA-12 monitors possible drug links of local poll aspirants

PDEA-12 monitors possible drug links of local poll aspirants

February 7, 2022, 2:48 pm

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Soccsksargen (PDEA-12) is closely monitoring possible links to the illegal drug trade of several local candidates or aspirants for the May 2022 elections. Kath Abad, PDEA-12 spokesperson, disclosed the move on Monday after the… Read More