Anti Drugs Campaign

780K drug surrenderers undergo wellness programs: DILG

780K drug surrenderers undergo wellness programs: DILG

October 12, 2021, 1:46 pm

MANILA – Over 780,000 individuals have so far availed of community-based wellness and recovery programs for drug surrenderers as part of the government's holistic approach to the illegal drug problem, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año said on Monday… Read More

It’s hard to uncover truth sans PH cooperation, Palace to ICC

It’s hard to uncover truth sans PH cooperation, Palace to ICC

October 8, 2021, 2:30 pm

MANILA – It would be difficult for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to uncover the truth in President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-drug campaign without the Philippine government’s cooperation, Malacañang said on Friday. “Without the cooperation of the state, mahihirapan po sila (it would… Read More

Pact with NBI to help uncover truth on drug war deaths: PNP

Pact with NBI to help uncover truth on drug war deaths: PNP

October 7, 2021, 1:37 pm

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday welcomed the drafting of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the police force on the investigation of deaths attributed to the government's anti-illegal drugs campaign. PNP chief Gen.… Read More

NBI to probe 52 drug cases involving 154 cops

NBI to probe 52 drug cases involving 154 cops

October 6, 2021, 4:43 pm

MANILA – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said a formal agreement is being drafted between the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the bureau to look into cases of alleged irregularities in anti-drug operations identified by the… Read More

MPD tracking cohorts of Quiapo, Tondo drug suspects

MPD tracking cohorts of Quiapo, Tondo drug suspects

October 6, 2021, 3:13 pm

MANILA – The country's top cop on Wednesday has ordered a deeper investigation into the seven suspects who yielded close to PHP5.6 million worth of illegal drugs in separate operations in Manila. "I am directing the MPD (Manila Police District) to further conduct an investigation into this to… Read More

Cavite buy-bust nets P1.21-B shabu

Cavite buy-bust nets P1.21-B shabu

October 1, 2021, 10:05 am

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

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

September 30, 2021, 2:22 pm

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) 4A… Read More

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

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

September 30, 2021, 12:26 pm

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 by… Read More

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

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

September 27, 2021, 3:40 pm

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

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

September 26, 2021, 5:23 pm

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 Mimbalawag,… Read More

Anti-illegal drugs ops under constant review: PNP

Anti-illegal drugs ops under constant review: PNP

September 23, 2021, 3:31 pm

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

Another ‘big-time’ drug suspect falls in Zambo

September 17, 2021, 3:52 pm

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, was… Read More

5 men yield P102-K shabu in Maguindanao

5 men yield P102-K shabu in Maguindanao

September 17, 2021, 11:44 am

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

2 men yield over P1-M shabu in Zambo

September 14, 2021, 2:23 pm

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

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

September 14, 2021, 2:00 pm

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

Cop nabbed in Tarlac buy-bust faces dismissal

September 12, 2021, 3:41 pm

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

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

September 12, 2021, 1:10 pm

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 in… Read More

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

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

September 11, 2021, 11:47 am

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 to continue… Read More

3 men yield P650-K shabu in Nueva Ecija

3 men yield P650-K shabu in Nueva Ecija

September 10, 2021, 2:02 pm

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

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

September 10, 2021, 11:22 am

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