Anti Drugs Campaign

PDEA destroys P10.6-M worth of shabu chemicals, equipment

MANILA --The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday destroyed a total of PHP10.67 million worth of controlled precursors and essential chemicals (CPECs), together with laboratory equipment intended for the production of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu.PDEA Director General... Read More

Barangay assembly to tackle disaster preparedness, waste management

SAN PABLO CITY, Laguna – Barangay assemblies that are slated here on Sunday (Oct. 8) may tackle relevant concerns such as disaster preparedness and waste management aside from the accomplishment reports and financial status of each villages.City Mayor Loreto S. Amante on Thursday ordered all... Read More

Quezon jail congestion up 40%

LUCENA CITY, Quezon -- A top official of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) here on Tuesday said inmate occupancy at the provincial jail has risen by 40 percent due to the government relentless war on drugs. Jail Warden, Superintendent Bermar Adlaon, attributed the jail congestion to... Read More

'Project Double Barrel' in Nueva Ecija nets 1,891 drug suspects

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija -- A total of 1,891 drug personalities in this province were arrested in 1,486 anti-illegal drugs operations conducted by the Nueva Ecija Police Provincial Office (NEPPO) since the start of the Philippine National Police's (PNP) Project Double Barrel in July 2016.Records... Read More

3 international groups biggest suppliers of 'shabu' -- PDEA

MANILA -- Three transnational drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) are the biggest sources of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, a Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) official said on Tuesday.In a statement, PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino identified these as the... Read More

3,534 barangays now drug-free — PDEA

MANILA --A total of 3,534 out of 42,036 barangays in the country have been cleared of drugs in line with the government's ongoing anti-narcotics campaign. 


This was disclosed by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino based on the monthly update on... Read More

Palawan cops to train media on safe anti-drug ops coverage

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Palawan will invite media practitioners here to a briefing on covering police anti-hard drugs operations to prevent misunderstandings and promote transparency.During a human rights forum here Thursday afternoon, Police Chief... Read More

LTFRB to Uber, Grab: Deactivate drivers delivering illegal drugs

MANILA -- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has directed transportation network companies Uber and Grab to deactivate their accredited drivers if they are found to be involved in delivering illegal drugs.This comes as the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)... Read More

More than P11-M marijuana plants destroyed in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY -- Law enforcement agents destroyed PHP11.04 million worth of marijuana in a joint two-day operations in Kalinga province from September 20 to 21, the Police Regional Office reported Monday night.The Philippine National Police (PNP), the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the... Read More

Palawan court defers arraignment of arrested vice mayor

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan –The local court here recently postponed the arraignment of Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III, who is now detained at the Puerto Princesa City Jail (PPCJ) following a drug raid in his home almost two weeks ago.Marcaida, who was supposed to be arraigned on September 12... Read More

Puerto Princesa vice mayor transferred to city jail

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan -- Arrested Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III is now a high-profile detainee of the Puerto Princesa City Jail after he was sent there late Wednesday afternoon.City jail spokesperson Marlito Anza, in an interview on Thursday, said Marcaida, apprehended in a drug raid, was... Read More

3 big-time drug pushers fall in Bulacan dope sting

CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan -- Anti-narcotics police have apprehended three suspected big-time drug pushers in a series of buy-bust operations in Barangays San Martin de Porres and Kaypian here Sunday night.In a report to Bulacan Police Director Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat Jr., San Jose Del... Read More

Puerto Princesa vice mayor nabbed in drug raid

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan--Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III, an alleged high value target (HVT) in the government’s nationwide anti-hard drugs war, was arrested in a raid inside his home in Barangay Bancao-Bancao Monday dawn.Joint operatives of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement... Read More

2 big-time Bulacan drug dealers fall; P2.5-M 'shabu' seized

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan -- Police on Saturday busted two alleged big-time drug dealers in a buy bust operation in Barangay San Vicente, Sta. Maria town.Bulacan police director, Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat Jr., identified the arrested suspects as Christopher Dave Colangcoy, 31, married,... Read More

170 drug dens, shabu labs dismantled in 14 months: PDEA

MANILA -- A total of 170 drug dens and clandestine shabu laboratories have so far been dismantled by authorities even as President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, for the nth time, reiterated his resolve to relentlessly continue his campaign against illegal drugs in the country.In its monthly update on... Read More

Palayan City declares August as 'Anti-Illegal Drugs Month'

PALAYAN CITY, Nueva Ecija -- This city, the capital of Nueva Ecija province, has a new measure to step-up the drive against illegal drugs.Mayor Adrianne Mae Cuevas said the month of August of every year is now an "Anti-Illegal Drugs Month" after the Sangguniang Panlungsod unanimously approved... Read More

Caraga cops hailed in fight vs drugs, crimes

BUTUAN CITY—The country’s second top police official hailed Caraga Region’s law enforcers for their role in the country’s fight against illegal drugs, terrorism and other forms of criminality.Deputy Director General Ramon C. Apolinario, deputy chief for administration of the... Read More

Palawan steps up aid for recovering drug surrenderers

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan -- Continuing efforts to help recovering drug surrenderers (RDS) in Palawan stepped up on Friday with the implementation of the 16-week Community Enhancement and Livelihood Project (CELP) going to the northern town of Araceli.Ma. Teresa Acda, provincial team leader of... Read More

11 drug dealers killed, 45 others nabbed in Bulacan

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan -- The intensified campaign of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office pushes through without let-up in their simultaneous “One Time, Big Time" operations in the different parts of the province since early Tuesday morning.From 21 in the early hours of Tuesday, the... Read More

Recovering drug dependents undergo livelihood training in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY — Some 15 recovering drug dependents in Agusan del Norte will undergo livelihood training to help them cope with their new lives and become productive members of the community.Initiated by the Philippine National Police (PNP), the program aims to train recovering drug addicts from... Read More