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Former drug dependent Dinky Doo Jr. wages war against drugs

Former drug dependent Dinky Doo Jr. wages war against drugs.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarSep 14th, 2017

Drug addict turned priest: It was love that saved me

He came from a family of achievers but what he had achieved was nothing to be proud of: becoming a drug pusher who was also drug dependent. His name appeared on newspapers but not for a good reason. Fr. Bobby dela Cruz started selling drugs and being addicted to it at a young age, and it all began out of curiosity and wanting to feel "in." Dela Cruz said he started using and selling marijuana when he was studying at an all-boys school in Manila. "I started using drugs when I was still in high school. I just wanted to be 'bida.' Just out of curiosity," he toldINQUIRER.netin an interview. He said he never really cared about studying, adding that he survived school by che...Keep on reading: Drug addict turned priest: It was love that saved me.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

2 Iranians, 33 others nabbed for drugs

Two Iranians and at least 33 others were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in Metro Manila in the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

Barangay chair nabbed for illegal drugs in NorthCot released on bail

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 21 May) – The re-elected barangay chairman in Makilala, North Cotabato who was arrested last week for possession of an illegal drug has already been released from the custody of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Region 12 after he posted bail on Friday. Melvin Fortajada, chairman of Barangay Malasila, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Drug war: 2 dead, 32 arrested

An informant and an alleged pusher were killed and 32 others were arrested for illegal drugs in Metro Manila over the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Trader nabbed for drugs

A 61-YEAR-OLD businessman engaged in the importation of squid and reportedly belonging to a notorious drug group in Mandaluyong City was nabbed by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) during a buy-bust operation the other night. In a report submitted to Senior Supt. Moises Villaceran Jr., Mandaluyong Police chief, suspect….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

School admin aide nabbed in Calapan City buy bust

  CITY OF CALAPAN - Police arrested an administrative aide in a college in this city in a buy-bust operation on Friday afternoon. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (Mimaropa) police information officer, identified the suspect as Wilmar Melendrez, 50, an employee of a state college in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro province. Melendrez was arrested in an anti-illegal drugs operation by Calapan police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Mimaropa at 5:35 p.m. in Sitio (sub-village) Ibaba at Barangay (village) Sapul. Confiscated from Melendrez were two pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing suspected shabu (cryst...Keep on reading: School admin aide nabbed in Calapan City buy bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

EDITORIAL -Hit them where it hurts

A drug pusher may be widely known in the neighborhood. For criminal charges against him to stick, however, he must be caught not only in possession of illegal drugs but also in the act of selling them......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Resist, adapt, submit: Barangay officials make tough choices in the drug war

The barangay officials who will take office next month after winning Monday’s election will find themselves at the frontlines of the war on drugs. President Duterte has repeatedly said he needs “strong” barangay officials who will implement the anti-drug campaign. Noncompliance, he warned, is not an option......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Capitol: No Politics Involved in Drug Clearing of Barangays

A total of 185 barangays across the province of Cebu made it in the list of drug-cleared communities, the Regional Oversight Committee (ROC) on illegal drugs recently announced. Last year, the committee declared at least 160 drug-cleared barangays. For the first four months of this year, the committee cleared another 25 barangays, making the total […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

  TRENTON, N.J. --- United States regulators have approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraines.   Thursday's action by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clears the monthly shot for sale. Aimovig (AIM'-oh-vig) is the first in a new class of long-acting drugs for preventing migraines. Three other shots are expected to win approval by next year, and several pills are being tested.   Current prevention treatments include pills originally developed for epilepsy and other conditions, and the wrinkle reducer Botox but many patients abandon them because they do not help much or cause serious side effects.   Migraines can cause disabl...Keep on reading: US approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

PDEA is not blameless

“If you support the war on drugs in its present form, then you’re only paying lip-service to the defense of freedom, and you don’t really grasp the concept of the sovereign individual human being.” – Neal Boortz NEW YORK CITY – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-6) is reportedly not happy that some of those […] The post PDEA is not blameless appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Drugs Watch List Disclosure A Must

The reported nationwide disclosure of suspected drug-addicts, drug pushers, drug dealers or druglords by the PDEA more or less two weeks before the campaign period in the barangay and SK elections had been awaited with bated breath by the citizenry nationwide—the good, the bad and the included. It is a timely PDEA decision encouraged probably […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Calabarzon drug sting: P2.75M shabu, kush seized; 2 women arrested

Calabarzon anti-illegal drug operatives arrested two women as they seized P2.75-million worth of imported illegal drugs from them during a buy-bust operation in Cainta, Rizal earlyThursday. Authorities arrested suspects Laika Camille San Pedro and Maria Cecia Baylon in an anti-illegal drug operation conducted around12:45 a.m.at Q Plaza Square along Marcos Highway in Barangay San Isidro.   They also confiscated from them 250 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) worth P1.25 million and a kilo of marijuana variant called as kush worth P1.5 million -- which were packed separately in a compressed plastic bag and placed inside a reusable bag.   The drug s...Keep on reading: Calabarzon drug sting: P2.75M shabu, kush seized; 2 women arrested.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Resist, adapt, submit: Barangay officials make tough choices in the drug war

Part I The barangay officials who will take office next month after winning Monday’s election will find themselves at the frontlines of the war on drugs. President Duterte has repeatedly said he needs  “strong” barangay officials who will implement the anti-drug campaign. Noncompliance, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

PNP submits drug war data to Supreme Court

The Philippine National Police has started submitting to the Supreme Court the case folders of nearly 4,000 documented killings under the Duterte administration’s war on drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Espinosa presses innocence

CONFESSED drug lord Kerwin Espinosa yesterday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dismiss the drug complaint filed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) against him for lack of evidence. In his nine-page counter-affidavit, Espinosa said the PNP failed to prove that he had drugs in his possession at the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Barangay officials make tough choices in drug war

By PCIJ Story Project First of two parts The barangay officials who will take office next month after winning Monday’s election will find themselves at the frontlines of the war on drugs. President Duterte has repeatedly said he needs strong barangay officials who will implement the anti-drug campaign. Noncompliance, he warned, is not an option. […] The post Barangay officials make tough choices in drug war appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Newly proclaimed barangay chair in NorthCot nabbed for shabu possession

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 May) – Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a newly proclaimed chairman of a barangay in Makilala, North Cotabato after they recovered sachets of suspected illegal drugs when they raided his house 2 a.m. Wednesday. PDEA agents, mostly coming from the regional headquarters based in Koronadal City, told […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Kaps linked to drugs, ‘power couples’ elected

By Jennifer P. Rendon and Louine Hope Conserva TWO village chiefs who were investigated by the Iloilo City Council for allegedly coddling the illegal drug trade secured fresh mandates from their constituencies in the May 14, 2018 barangay elections. Punong Barangay Keith “Dabing” Espinosa of Monica-Blumentritt, City Proper and Remia Prevendido-Gregori of Bakhaw, Mandurriao will […] The post Kaps linked to drugs, ‘power couples’ elected appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

3 held for drugs in Mandaluyong

Three persons were arrested in separate anti-drug operations in Mandaluyong City Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018