Bato’s refusal to release police info on drug war, a disgraceful attempt to escape accountability

PNP Chief Ronaldo ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa’s refusal to release information on police operations regarding the drug war campaign is a disgraceful attempt to escape accountability, says Karapatan......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsFeb 13th, 2018

2 drug suspects killed, 11 nabbed in Cavite, Laguna

SAN PEDRO CITY - Two suspected drug pushers were killed, while 11 others were arrested in Cavite and Laguna provinces early morningTuesday, police said. A report from the Cavite police office identified the slain men as alias "Lorick" and alias "Romiel." According to the report, the incident happened around3 a.m., when the police conducted a buy-bust operation in Barangay Niog 3 in Bacoor City. After the transaction, the suspects rode their motorcycle in an attempt to escape as they must have realized they were dealing with law enforcers, he said. The police chased them towards Bacoor Boulevard where the suspects alighted and ran away while shooting at the policemen, the police claime...Keep on reading: 2 drug suspects killed, 11 nabbed in Cavite, Laguna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2018

Bulacan detainee killed in botched escape try

    CAMP ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan - A detainee, who was recently nabbed at a drug bust, was killed on Wednesday during an alleged escape attempt on his way to court in the City of San Jose del Monte.     Raymond Omegan, 18, took off his handcuffs and hopped off a police vehicle when his police escorts stopped briefly at a barangay hall to attend to a chore, said Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat Jr., Bulacan police director.     One of the policemen gave chase, but Omegan managed to grab his service pistol when they grappled. The detainee aimed at the policeman but the weapon did not fire, so Omegan fled.     When the pol...Keep on reading: Bulacan detainee killed in botched escape try.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Vietnam police bust massive meth haul

HANOI, Vietnam --- Vietnam police discovered a massive haul of suspected methamphetamine worth an estimated $3 million after pulling over a speeding truck, authorities said Tuesday, the latest major bust in a country where synthetic drug use is on the rise. Two men managed to escape the scene but one of them who was arrested later, a Laotian, said he was promised $10,000 to deliver the drugs to Danang city, a tourist hub on Vietnam's central coast. Police are still searching for the second suspect who is a Vietnamese national, an officer told AFP Tuesday. "We found 12 green bags containing small packets of a white substance weighing a total of 309 kilograms (680 pounds)," the of...Keep on reading: Vietnam police bust massive meth haul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 47 min. ago

Manila court hits cops in freeing drug convict

MANILA: In what is considered a ‘landmark’ decision, a superior court berated the police for violating procedures in the gathering of evidence as it ordered the release of a convict who w Source link link: Manila court hits cops in freeing drug convict.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Manila court hits cops in freeing drug convict

MANILA: In what is considered a 'landmark' decision, a superior court berated the police for violating procedures in the gathering of evidence as it ordered the release of a convict who w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Bulacan town cop chief jailed for extortion

BOCAUE, Bulacan - The chief of police of this Bulacan town was arrested for extortion in an entrapment operation on Saturday, following a complaint by a relative of an arrested drug suspect. Supt. Jowen Dela Cruz was caught with an iPhone X which he allegedly demanded from the sister of a suspect detained at the Bocaue municipal jail. Supt. Joel Estaris, deputy commander of the Police Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF), led the operation against Dela Cruz at the Bocaue police station at 12:07 a.m. The suspect's sister reached out to the CITF when told that she would need to hand over the P75,000-device in exchange for the suspect's release, Estaris said. Estaris said the ...Keep on reading: Bulacan town cop chief jailed for extortion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

2 slain in Lipa encounter

TWO suspected drug sellers killed, and a John Doe was able to escape in a police encounter during the buy-bust operation in Barangay Inosloban, Lipa City, provincial police chief PIO Senior Insp. Hazel P. Luma-ang Suarez said on Saturday. Batangas police director, Senior Supt. Edwin A. Quilates, said, the two….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 25th, 2018

4 suspected drug pushers fall in separate Quezon buy busts

    LUCENA CITY -- Police arrested four suspected drug pushers in separate operations in Tiaong town and Lucena City in Quezon province on Friday.   Quezon police director Senior Supt. Osmundo de Guzman said operatives arrested Angelo Amido, 34, and Jonathan Cartabio, 32, after the two sold shabu (crystal meth) to an undercover policeman who posed as buyer during the bust in Tiaong at 6:20 p.m.   Police said the suspects sensed that they were dealing with a police officer and tried to escape aboard their van. However, the undercover officer was quick to shoot at the van's tires and the suspects were stopped.   Seized from the suspects were...Keep on reading: 4 suspected drug pushers fall in separate Quezon buy busts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Navotas drug inmate escapes

A drug inmate detained at the Navotas police detention cell for more than a week managed to escape on Friday afternoon. Emmanuel Bautista, 43, who was facing charges for violation ng Section 5, Article II of RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 sneaked out of the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

More complainants vs 8 cops in shakedown surface

The families of two arrested drug suspects appeared yesterday at the National Capital Region Police Office to file separate complaints against the eight Muntinlupa City policemen who allegedly extorted P400,000 in exchange for the release of a woman and her seven-year-old child last week, police said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Muntinlupa police chief, 8 officers in extortion case sacked

The NCRPO release this photo of four officers involved in an extortion case who are still at large. The chief of Muntinlupa police and eight of its drug operatives were relieved from their posts af.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Cebu boy had just learned to write name when ‘drug war’ bullet came

CEBU CITY --- Bladen Skyler Abatayo had wanted to become a priest when he grew up.   But the 4-year-old boy's dreams perished when he was hit by a stray bullet inside his room around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10.   The bullet that pierced his heart came from a gun used during a police antidrug operation near the boy's house at Sitio Bato in Barangay Ermita.   Skyler, who was enrolled in nursery at a university in this city's downtown area, had just finished his homework and was practicing to write his name when the bullet snuffed out his life.   "I had asked him to practice writing down his name. Yesterday was the first time he had written do...Keep on reading: Cebu boy had just learned to write name when ‘drug war’ bullet came.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

1 Arrested in a Buy-bust Op in Lawaan III

A buy-bust operation was conducted at around 10 in the evening of July 7 that led to the arrest of a resident drug dealer at Brgy. Lawaan III, Talisay City. According to a press release of Talisay City Police, the buy-bust operation was conducted by the Talisay City Police headed by PSUPT Marlu Palomaria Conag […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

4 Manila cops axed over drug suspect’s escape

Four members of the Manila Police District were ordered relieved from their posts after a drug suspect escaped from their custody while being treated in a hospital yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Talisay Police Busts More than P300k Worth of Illegal Drugs

Talisay City Police, headed by PSUPT Marlu Conag, nabbed more than P300k worth of illegal drugs on a July 3 on a buy-bust operation that was conducted at Sitio Bridgeville, Brgy Bulacao, Talisay City. The buy-bust operation led to the arrest of four newly identified drug personalities. According to the Talisay City Police press release, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Guam senators ditch invitation for Bato over Duterte admin s drug war

President Rodrigo Duterte and then Philippine National Police Chief Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Several Guam senators have backed out of a meeting with former Philippine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018

P143k Worth of Drugs Nabbed in Talisay City

P143,500.00 worth of suspected drugs was nabbed on three different individuals on a buy-bust operation at Tangke, Talisay City. Talisay City Police, led by OIC, PSUPT Marlu Palomaria Conag, conducted an anti-drug operation at Sito San Rafael, Brgy Tangke, Talisay City, Cebu on June 26. According to the press release of Talisay City Police, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Basilan barangay captain caught keeping illegal drugs, firearms

BASILAN, Philippines – The re-elected barangay captain of Barangay Bato in Lamitan City, Basilan has been arrested in an early morning drug raid by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Saturday, June 30. Village chief Adzhar "Omboc" Macrohon was caught allegedly keeping 6 sachets of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Sino trader robbed, abducted

CABUYAO City, Laguna -- Police are working for the release of a Chinese businessman whose store was robbed and had him taken by the suspects in their escape last Sunday. Police said the victim, Huang Bo Yu, 30, owner of Star Stainless Store in Bgy. Banlic, was robbed by at….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018

Drug offender dies in firefight

CAMP Gen. Miguel Malvar, Batangas -- A drug offender was shot dead while his cohort was able to escape in an encounter during a buy-bust operation in Lipa City, provincial police chief PIO Senior Insp. Hazel P. Luma-ang Suarez said the other day. Provincial police director Senior Supt. Edwin Algian….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018