Anti Drugs Campaign

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

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... Read More

PDEA-12 monitors possible drug links of local poll aspirants

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

NCRPO seizes P5.9-B illegal drugs since Nov. 2020

MANILA – The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has confiscated more than PHP5.9 billion worth of illegal drugs in police operations from Nov. 10, 2020, to Jan. 30, 2022.Citing the latest data on Wednesday, NCRPO chief, Maj. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr. said a total of 24,684 suspects... Read More

Over 24K barangays now 'drug-cleared': PDEA

MANILA – More than 24,000 barangays across the country have been cleared from illegal drugs since the start of the Duterte administration's crackdown on illegal drugs in 2016.Based on the latest Real Numbers data released by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday, the number... Read More

2 drug peddlers yield P40.8-M shabu in Makati buy-bust

MANILA – Law enforcers have arrested two suspects and confiscated suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP40.8 million in a buy-bust operation in Makati City on Wednesday evening.In a report released on Thursday, Brig. Gen. Remus Medina, chief of the Philippine National Police -... Read More

2 nabbed, P27-M shabu seized in Caloocan, Makati ops

MANILA – Law enforcers have seized over PHP27 million worth of shabu from two drug suspects in separate buy-bust operations in Caloocan and Makati on Tuesday, a police official said on Wednesday.In a report, Brig. Gen. Remus Medina, chief of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement... Read More

P1-M shabu seized from high-value drug suspect in northern Negros

BACOLOD CITY – A top drug personality of San Carlos City in northern Negros Occidental yielded PHP1.088 million worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust in Sitio Tul-ang, Barangay Rizal late Monday night.The suspect identified as Cesar “Manong” Pasigay, 47, resident of Kamarin... Read More

Troops destroy P8.6-M marijuana plants in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Government authorities have destroyed some PHP8.6 million worth of fully grown marijuana plants in the hinterlands of Sulu, the 4th Marine Brigade (MBde) reported Monday.In a statement, the 4MBde said the marijuana plants were destroyed Sunday in Barangay Masjid Bayle,... Read More

P90-M marijuana destroyed in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY – Law enforcers destroyed PHP90 million worth of marijuana plants in a two-day operation in Kalinga, the Police Regional Office-Cordillera (PROCOR) said on Thursday.In a press statement, Capt. Marnie Abellanida, PROCOR information officer, said the marijuana destruction was jointly... Read More

PDEA destroys P5.3-B drugs, awaits court nod on more disposal ops

MANILA – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) renewed its call for local courts to expedite the issuance of orders allowing it to proceed with the immediate destruction of seized illegal drugs, as it burned about PHP5.3 billion worth of illegal drugs in Trece Martires City, Cavite on... Read More

PNP civilian employee falls in CamSur buy-bust

LEGAZPI CITY – A civilian employee of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Calabanga, Camarines Sur was arrested for selling suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation on Tuesday afternoon.Maj. Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office 5 (Bicol), on Wednesday... Read More

3 nabbed, P61.2-M shabu seized in Taguig drug sting

MANILA – Police officers and anti-narcotics agents have seized PHP61.2 million worth of shabu from three drug suspects in a buy-bust operation in Taguig City on Monday night.In a report, Brig. Gen. Remus Medina, chief of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PNP-DEG), said... Read More

Año thanks PRRD for congratulatory remarks on anti-drug drive

MANILA – Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Año thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for congratulating the DILG and the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) efforts against illegal drugs as he vowed to sustain anti-illegal drug operations until... Read More

High-value drug suspect yields P356-K shabu in Pangasinan

MANGALDAN, Pangasinan – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Pangasinan and the Mangaldan police have seized PHP356,533 worth of suspected shabu from a high-value target (HVT) in a buy-bust.In an interview on Friday, PDEA Pangasinan provincial officer Rechie Camacho identified the... Read More

Mandaluyong buy-bust nets P534-M shabu

MANILA – Police and anti-narcotics agents have arrested two suspects and seized PHP534 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong City, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) reported on Wednesday.In a statement, PDEA spokesperson Derrick Carreon said that suspects... Read More

14K high-value targets nabbed in anti-drug ops since July 2016

MANILA – Almost 14,000 drug suspects tagged as 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) reported on Monday.Based on PDEA's latest Real... Read More

8 villages in Pangasinan town now 'drug-cleared'

SAN QUINTIN, Pangasinan – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) declared eight barangays (villages) here as drug-cleared on Thursday following a series of evaluations and monitoring.The barangays are Bantog, Cabangaran, Carayacan, Mabini, Nangapugan, San Pedro, Ungib, and Labuan.In a... Read More

1K shabu labs dismantled, P74-B drugs seized since 2016: DILG

MANILA – Authorities have dismantled some 1,000 clandestine shabu laboratories and drug dens in the country and seized around PHP74.3 billion worth of illegal drugs and laboratory equipment since the start of the Duterte administration's crackdown on illegal drugs in mid-2016, Interior... Read More

12.6K operations net P5.8-B illegal drugs in Metro Manila

MANILA – A total of PHP5.8 billion worth of illegal drugs were seized in the National Capital Region (NCR) since November last year, with Metro Manila's top cop vowing to sustain the campaign's gains.Citing latest data, NCR Police Office (NCRPO) chief Maj. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr. said Tuesday a... Read More

Week-long police ops net P20-M worth of illegal drugs

MANILA – A seven-day simultaneous anti-criminality law enforcement operation of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) has resulted in the arrest of 47 persons and confiscation of PHP20.3 million worth of illegal drugs.“This is relentless determination at its... Read More