Anti Drugs Campaign

3 nabbed, P292-K shabu seized in Bacolod ops

BACOLOD CITY – Police drug enforcement teams seized PHP292,400 worth of shabu from three suspects in two separate buy-busts here in the past two nights.On Thursday night, joint police operatives arrested two persons during a buy-bust in Barangay Mansilingan.A police report identified the... Read More

2 drug peddlers yield P100-K shabu in Marawi

PARANG, Maguindanao – Police officers in Marawi City arrested Thursday two suspected illegal drug peddlers and seized PHP108,820 worth of shabu during a buy-bust.Brig. Gen. Eden Ugale, director of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO-BAR), identified the suspects as... Read More

3 HVT drug suspects yield P374-K shabu in Angeles City

CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – Law enforcers have arrested three drug peddlers tagged as high-value individuals and seized some PHP374,000 worth of shabu in an operation in Angeles City on Tuesday.In a report released Wednesday, Col. Rommel Batangan, Angeles City police director, identified the... Read More

Cops, PDEA agents lauded for Bicol, Pasay sting ops

MANILA – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, on Wednesday lauded the successful anti-drug operations by the police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that netted close to PHP14 million worth of shabu in Bicol and Pasay City earlier this week.“I... Read More

Courier firms urged to carefully check ‘backgrounds’ of riders

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday reminded delivery and courier service firms to carefully check the background of rider applicants.Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar made the remarks after authorities arrested a delivery rider and seized from... Read More

5 suspects yield P120-K shabu in Zambales buy-bust

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – Authorities have arrested five suspects and seized over PHP120,000 worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Subic, Zambales on Sunday.In a police report released on Monday, Col. Romano V. Cardiño, acting provincial director of the Zambales Police... Read More

PNP vows strong finish vs. illegal drugs, terrorists

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday vowed a “strong finish” against illegal drugs in the remaining eight months of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s term.At the weekly ‘virtual’ press conference of the National Task Force to End Local Communists... Read More

Hunt on vs. cultivators of 3 Cebu marijuana farms

MANILA – The country's top cop on Monday directed the Cebu police to coordinate with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in hunting down the cultivators of three marijuana plantations in Cebu that were raided by law enforcers over the weekend.In a statement, Philippine National... Read More

Another HVT drug suspect falls in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in coordination with the local police has arrested another high-value drug suspect in this city.In an interview, PDEA Pangasinan provincial officer, Rechie Camacho, identified the suspect as Hector Cervantes, a resident of Barangay... Read More

Hunt on vs. cohorts of Maguindanao poll bet nabbed for drugs

MANILA – A deeper probe is underway to track the cohorts of a poll candidate who was arrested for alleged involvement in illegal drug activities in Midsayap, North Cotabato, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Friday.In a statement, PNP chief, Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, said this is to... Read More

BOC seizes P15-M shabu concealed in clothes

MANILA – The Bureau of Customs-Port of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (BOC-NAIA) on Tuesday seized 2.3 kilos of shabu worth PHP15.64 million concealed in two shipments discharged at a warehouse in Pasay City.In a statement, the bureau said the packages were imported from Malaysia and were... Read More

PNP reviewing pact with NBI on probe of drug war deaths

MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday said it is now reviewing the memorandum of agreement (MOA) drafted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) that will pave the way for the joint investigation of the police and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on anti-illegal drugs... Read More

Shun poll candidates with drug links, PDEA urges voters

MANILA – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday discouraged the public from voting for drug-tainted candidates running in next year's polls.PDEA Director General Wilkins Villanueva issued the warning in light of the recent arrest of a mayoralty candidate and four others at a... Read More

Principal, bro yield P40-K shabu in Pangasinan

ALCALA, Pangasinan – Authorities seized PHP40,800 worth of shabu and arrested a high school principal and his brother listed as high-value targets in an operation here early Thursday.In an interview, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Pangasinan provincial officer, Rechie Camacho,... Read More

BOC busts P6.5-M ecstasy tablets in Pasay

MANILA – Bureau of Customs (BOC) officers at the Port of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) seized in Pasay City on Wednesday a shipment containing around PHP6.5 million worth of ecstasy tablets from Germany.In a statement, the bureau said the contraband was concealed in a parcel... Read More

780K drug surrenderers undergo wellness programs: DILG

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... Read More

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

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,... Read More

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

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

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

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