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PDEA-11 probes illegal drugs in Davao prison

THE PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency-Davao (PDEA-11) is investigating the continued entry of illegal drugs into the Davao Prison and Penal Farm after six detainees tested positive for shabu (crystal meth)......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJul 2nd, 2018

469 gov’t workers arrested in anti-drug campaign

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 March) – At least 469 of the 123,648 suspects arrested during the first 21 months of the Duterte administration’s controversial anti-illegal drugs campaign were government workers, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) spokesperson Derrick Arnold Carreon said. The number included 199 elected officials, 45 uniformed personnel and 225 civil employees. They […] The post 469 gov’t workers arrested in anti-drug campaign appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 28th, 2018

PDEA-Davao burns P11.6M worth of illegal drugs | SunStar - Sun.Star

PDEA-Davao burns P11.6M worth of illegal drugs | SunStar - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

P17-M worth of drugs, cash seized in raids at women‘s prison, Manila condo

Authorities seized more than P17 million worth of illegal drugs and cash in two successive raids conducted Monday inside the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong and a condominium unit in Manila, according to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Aaron N. Aquino. The raids were conducted by a team composed of members of the PDEA Special Enforcement Service, under Director Levi Ortiz, and members of the National Capital Region Police Office. The team conducted the first raid at 4 a.m. at the CIW, with the cooperation of members of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). In this "greyhound operation," authorities seized suspected crystal meth, or sh...Keep on reading: P17-M worth of drugs, cash seized in raids at women‘s prison, Manila condo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

New Customs chief will “take action, including further investigations” on ‘Davao Group’

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 30 August) &'8212; The new chief of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has vowed to &'8220;take action, including further investigations&'8221; based on the results of the congressional probes on the PhP 6.4 billion pesos worth of illegal drugs from China that managed to pass through the green lane because of alleged [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2017

New Customs chief: will “take action, including further investigations” on ‘Davao Group’

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 30 August) &'8212; The new chief of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) has vowed to &'8220;take action, including further investigations&'8221; based on the results of the congressional probes on the PhP 6.4 billion pesos worth of illegal drugs from China that managed to pass through the green lane because of alleged [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

103 barangays in Region 11 declared drug-free

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 August) – One hundred three barangays in Davao region have been cleared of illegal drugs from January to July this year, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 11 on Monday said. The number represents 19 percent of 538 barangays in the region that were classified as drug-affected. The region has 1,162 barangays. Speaking during [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 29th, 2017

PDEA chief: gov’t nets P82.5 billion worth of illegal drugs in Year 1

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 July) &'8212; Authorities seized a total of P82.52 billion worth of illegal drugs during the first year of the Duterte administration compared to P4.8 billion seized during the last year of the Aquino administration,  Director General Isidro Lapeña of the The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Fridaty at the [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2017

6 arrested; 375,000 pesos worth of illegal drugs seized in Panabo raid

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 Feb) &'8212; Six persons were arrested and at least P375,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized during a raid Tuesday night in Panabo City by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) regional office here. The raiding team swooped down on the residence and suspected drug den of Jhonel Acero, 40, an alleged [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2017

Narco-politicians could be behind Friday blast at Roxas night market – PDEA

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 7 Sep) – The Friday explosion at the Roxas Night Market that left 14 dead and 70 injured might be perpetrated by politicians publicly named by President Rodrigo R. Duterte in his anti-illegal drugs campaign, Philippines Drug.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 7th, 2016

Pangasinan source of NBP drugs – Rody

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Pangasinan appears to have been the principal source of illegal drugs at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) during the previous administr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2016

Duterte slams ICC anew: ‘They are a bunch of criminals, bullshits, idiots’

Likely vitalized by a U.S. official's recent attacks against the International Criminal Court (ICC), President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday night criticized the global body anew for wanting to investigate his war against illegal drugs. In his speech before the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, the President called the ICC "a bunch of criminals," "bullshits" and "idiots." "I said you're all bullshits. They want to send me to prison and try me for genocide... They are a bunch of criminals, they cannot even show me how they died, when they died, where. Nothing," Mr. Duterte said before an audience of doctors. He added that if accusations he was ...Keep on reading: Duterte slams ICC anew: ‘They are a bunch of criminals, bullshits, idiots’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

PDEA agent nabbed in drug sting

An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and a woman were arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs in Quezon City on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

PDEA agent nabbed in drug sting

An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and a woman were arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs in Quezon City on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Ayala-Alabang declared drug-free

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) officially proclaimed on Friday the posh Ayala-Alabang village in Muntinlupa City as drug-free. Lawyer Arly Agtay of PDEA and Undersecretary Aileen Matibag, representing the DDB, led the ceremonies formally declaring Barangay Ayala-Alabang as free from the menace of illegal drugs. The declaration was […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

PDEA-11 building up case vs party drugs dealer, barangay officials in Davao

THE DAVAO regional office the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-11) is building up a case against an individual who is bringing in and distributing party drugs, mainly in Davao City. The post PDEA-11 building up case vs party drugs dealer, barangay officials in Davao appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Lacson on drug war: Time to go for the big fish

WITH THE six-year Duterte administration on its way to the halfway mark, Senator Panfilo M. Lacson pressed officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) to now go after the “big fish“ in the illegal drug trade. The post Lacson on drug war: Time to go for the big fish appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

2 foreigners fall in P6.8-M shabu sting in Manila

    Two foreigners were arrested following a sting operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that netted around P6.8-million worth of shabu in Malate, Manila on Thursday. In an initial report from PDEA on Friday, the suspects James Fung and George Chang Ping were arrested in a buy-bust operation near the Rizal Memorial Coliseum. The nationality of the suspects are still under confirmation as of this posting. Authorities said a kilogram of shabu were confiscated from the suspects. The two were taken to the National Headquarters of the PDEA in Quezon City for investigation and disposition, while the confiscated illegal drugs were turn...Keep on reading: 2 foreigners fall in P6.8-M shabu sting in Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

‘Educate village officials on anti-drug operations’

By: Felipe V. Celino ROXAS City, Capiz – Capiz Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) member Roberto Ignacio urged the Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG) to inform barangay officials of their roles if the Philippines Drug Enforcement Agency(PDEA) and the police conduct anti-illegal drugs operations in their communities. Ignacio also urged the DILG and concerned government agencies to […] The post ‘Educate village officials on anti-drug operations’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Anti-corruption commission probes link between Customs execs, smugglers in P10-B ‘shabu’ haul

THE Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) will investigate the alleged collusion between Customs officials and smugglers that had resulted in the entry of over P10 billion worth of illegal drugs in the country. PACC Commissioner Manuelito Luna, in an interview with The Manila Times on Monday, revealed that his office would subpoena Customs officials and employees, [...] The post Anti-corruption commission probes link between Customs execs, smugglers in P10-B ‘shabu’ haul appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Sultan Kudarat town councilor, wife killed in police anti-drugs operations

DAVAO CITY--- A town councilor in Sultan Kudarat and his wife were killed in an anti-drugs operation in General Santos on Saturday, police said. Regional police director Chief Supt. Eliseo Rasco saidMonday that Noren Balawag Apil, 54, an official in Palimbang town in Sultan Kudarat; and his wife Juliet Bitayo, 46, allegedly opened fire at policemen who were supposed to serve them a search warrant at their house in Barangay Fatima in General Santos City around10:00 p.m.. Rasco said Apil, who was in President Duterte's drug watch list, had long been under surveillance for alleged involvement in the illegal drugs trade. "Both of them resisted, took their handguns and opened fire to...Keep on reading: Sultan Kudarat town councilor, wife killed in police anti-drugs operations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018