Anti Drugs Campaign

2 cops nabbed in Muntinlupa buy-bust ops

2 cops nabbed in Muntinlupa buy-bust ops

October 13, 2023, 10:56 am

MANILA – Operatives of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) have arrested an active cop and another police officer declared absent without official leave (AWOL) after they were caught selling suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Muntinlupa City. In a statement released on… Read More

PDEA: P23.6-B narcotics seized since start of Marcos admin

PDEA: P23.6-B narcotics seized since start of Marcos admin

October 2, 2023, 1:28 pm

MANILA – Authorities have seized PHP23.62 billion worth of narcotics across the country since the start of the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Monday. The latest PDEA data also showed 61,269 suspects were arrested,… Read More

2 Singaporeans yield P76-M cocaine at NAIA

2 Singaporeans yield P76-M cocaine at NAIA

September 28, 2023, 10:20 am

MANILA – Two female Singaporean passengers were arrested for allegedly trying to slip into the country some PHP76.1 million worth of cocaine at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City early Thursday. In a report, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said members of… Read More

205 nabbed in QCPD weeklong anti-crime drive

205 nabbed in QCPD weeklong anti-crime drive

September 25, 2023, 12:23 pm

MANILA – A total of 205 persons were arrested during the intensified weeklong anti-illegal drugs and anti-criminality operations in Quezon City from Sept. 15 to 21. In a statement on Monday, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief Brig. Gen. Redrico Maranan said the number included 18 drug… Read More

Mimaropa top cop, 41 others negative in surprise drug test

Mimaropa top cop, 41 others negative in surprise drug test

September 21, 2023, 3:06 pm

MANILA – All 42 officials of the Police Regional Office 4-B (Mimaropa), including its chief Brig. Gen. Joel Doria, tested negative for illegal drugs in a surprise drug test. In a statement Thursday, Doria said this was based on the result of Wednesday's drug test following a command conference… Read More

PNP forensic insists sacked cop ‘positive’ for drugs

PNP forensic insists sacked cop ‘positive’ for drugs

September 9, 2023, 3:24 pm

MANILA – The Philippine National Police-Forensic Group (PNP-FG) stood by its findings that sacked Mandaluyong Police chief tested positive for illegal drugs. PNP-FG director Brig. Gen. Constancio Chinayog said Saturday that the office will not recognize the belated negative drug test results of… Read More

24 cops test positive for illegal drugs since January

24 cops test positive for illegal drugs since January

September 4, 2023, 3:40 pm

MANILA – Twenty-four police officers across the country have tested positive for illegal drug use since January this year, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday. Based on the results of initial and confirmatory tests for the period January to August, the number represents 0.02 percent… Read More

Mandaluyong mayor wants tight screening for city's next top cop

Mandaluyong mayor wants tight screening for city's next top cop

August 31, 2023, 5:57 pm

MANILA – Mandaluyong Mayor Benjamin Abalos Sr. on Thursday called on the Philippine National Police (PNP) to carry out a stringent selection process for the city's new police chief. In a statement, Abalos welcomed the designation of Col. Mary Grace Madayag as the city's acting police chief,… Read More

Pinay nabbed at NAIA for smuggling P18M worth of cocaine

Pinay nabbed at NAIA for smuggling P18M worth of cocaine

August 25, 2023, 7:03 pm

MANILA – A passenger from Africa was arrested for allegedly trying to slip in illegal drugs worth PHP18.3 million at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) said on Friday. In a statement, PDEG chief Col. Dionisio Bartolome Jr.… Read More

27.5K out of 42K villages 'drug-cleared' as of July '23

27.5K out of 42K villages 'drug-cleared' as of July '23

August 25, 2023, 6:26 pm

MANILA – More than 27,000 villages across the country have been cleared of illegal drugs since the start of the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Friday that 27,553 out of 42,045 barangays (villages) have been declared… Read More

NCR cops seize P6.4M worth of illegal drugs in 5-day ops

NCR cops seize P6.4M worth of illegal drugs in 5-day ops

August 15, 2023, 11:23 am

MANILA – Operatives of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) seized some PHP6.4 million worth of illegal drugs during operations from Aug. 7 to 11. In a statement Tuesday, NCRPO director Brig. Gen. Jose Melencio Nartatez said the amount includes shabu, marijuana and ecstasy seized in… Read More

‘BIDA’ infomercial ad airing in 74 SM cinemas nationwide

‘BIDA’ infomercial ad airing in 74 SM cinemas nationwide

August 13, 2023, 5:21 pm

MANILA – As the government continues to intensify its anti-illegal drug campaign, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Sunday that the “Buhay Ingatan, Droga’y Ayawan” (BIDA) advertisement will be played in 74 SM Cinema branches nationwide. The 30-second… Read More

Abandoned parcel from S. Africa with P46-M shabu seized at NAIA

Abandoned parcel from S. Africa with P46-M shabu seized at NAIA

August 2, 2023, 5:33 pm

MANILA – Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) intercepted a parcel containing some PHP45.9 million worth of illegal drugs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) complex in Pasay City. Based on its initial report, the PDEA said its operatives together with… Read More

PNP implements order on resignation of 18 ranking cops

PNP implements order on resignation of 18 ranking cops

July 31, 2023, 3:37 pm

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has implemented the courtesy resignations of 18 senior police officials after these were accepted by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs. “We have implemented the order or the acceptance so we issued the… Read More

DILG's flagship anti-drug drive bags award in Singapore

DILG's flagship anti-drug drive bags award in Singapore

July 31, 2023, 1:30 pm

MANILA – The Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG)'s "Buhay Ingatan, Droga’y Ayawan" (BIDA) Program bagged the international Government Media Awards for the National Social Welfare Initiative of the Year category in Singapore. DILG Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. virtually… Read More

P21.7-B narcotics seized since start of Marcos admin: PDEA

P21.7-B narcotics seized since start of Marcos admin: PDEA

July 3, 2023, 1:57 pm

MANILA – Authorities have seized PHP21.72 billion worth of narcotics across the country since the start of the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. The agency made the announcement during the celebration of its 21st anniversary at its national headquarters in Barangay Pinyahan,… Read More

Canadian traveler caught with P48.6-M shabu at NAIA

Canadian traveler caught with P48.6-M shabu at NAIA

June 29, 2023, 6:24 pm

MANILA – A 64-year-old Canadian national was arrested for allegedly trying to slip in illegal drugs worth PHP48.6 million at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Based on a report from the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement… Read More

Abalos cites DILG-12's anti-drug info drive at GenSan airport

Abalos cites DILG-12's anti-drug info drive at GenSan airport

June 29, 2023, 5:46 pm

MANILA – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin ‘Benhur’ Abalos Jr. has cited the anti-drug advocacy information campaign placed at the departure area of the General Santos City International Airport as something worth emulating by other local government… Read More

Numbers ‘prove’ PNP efficient in battling crimes

Numbers ‘prove’ PNP efficient in battling crimes

June 14, 2023, 3:13 pm

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday touted its accomplishments in battling crime and illegal drugs, stressing that these numbers show that the organization is efficient and functional in performing its mandate. PNP public information chief Brig. Gen. Redrico Maranan issued… Read More

Criminal raps filed vs. 50 cops in P6.7-B shabu haul

Criminal raps filed vs. 50 cops in P6.7-B shabu haul

June 13, 2023, 9:54 pm

MANILA – Criminal cases have been filed against 50 police officers before the Office of the Ombudsman for their involvement in the alleged cover-up in the PHP6.7-billion drug bust in October last year, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. said on… Read More