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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

DRUG WAR AT SEAPORTS: Intensified war-on-drugs on sea ports in Iloilo

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Region 6 is bringing the war on illegal drug peddlers to their favourite entry points – the seaports. During the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on the creation of the Seaport Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group (SIADITG-VI) on Feb 7, 2019, PDEA regional director Alex […] The post DRUG WAR AT SEAPORTS: Intensified war-on-drugs on sea ports in Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Faeldon: Eliminate well-funded drug gangs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 February) – Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Nicanor Faeldon on Monday said the country’s problem on illegal drugs can be addressed by eliminating the “well-funded gangs” that are running the trade. Speaking on the second day of the two-day “Rehabinasyon: The First National Anti-Drugs Summit” at the Marco Polo Hotel, Faeldon […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2019

3 Nabbed, P3.4-M ‘Shabu’ Seized in Buy-Bust Op in Legazpi City

Anti-narcotics operatives in Bicol are hunting down a drug syndicate leader operating in the region who allegedly sources illegal drugs from a Muslim community in Taguig City, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. In an interview, PDEA 5 (Bicol) Acting Director Christian Frivaldo said PHP3.4 million worth of suspected shabu were seized in a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

‘Bishop’ busted in Cavite anti-drug operation

  MANILA, Philippines --- A 38-year old man who claimed to be a bishop of the Sacred Order of Saint Michael (SOSM) was arrested during an anti-illegal drugs operation conducted by the Bacoor police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 4 Thursday afternoon in Bacoor, Cavite. The Cavite Provincial Police Office said that one Bishop Richard Alcantara, and his companion, Perlito Alibay, 52, were not the actual targets of the anti-drug operation. Police were actually pursuing Fernando Dacuma, who sold a sachet of shabu to undercover officers but eluded arrest. Instead, police spotted Alcantara and Alibay sniffing shabu in Barangay Alima. A Sacred Order ...Keep on reading: ‘Bishop’ busted in Cavite anti-drug operation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Senate OKs probe of people linked to P11-B ‘shabu’ shipment

MANILA, Philippines --- The Senate adopted on Monday the recommendation of a Senate panel to conduct a lifestyle check and further investigate personalities tagged in the controversial P11-billion crystal meth shipment that was unearthed in August 2018. READ:PDEA chief now says magnetic lifters contained P11B 'shabu' READ:PDEA to file raps against those involved in P11B smuggled 'shabu' In his sponsorship speech on Committee Report No. 544, Sen. Richard Gordon, blue ribbon committee chair, noted that despite previous investigations into the illegal shabu shipments into the country, "big amount of drugs still kept coming in our country through the use of the same modus operan...Keep on reading: Senate OKs probe of people linked to P11-B ‘shabu’ shipment.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Sri Lanka President Sirisena praises Duterte drug war | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena is all praises for President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody campaign against illegal drugs, calling it an "example to the world." Paolo Duterte and the Department of Justice or DOJ ask a Davao court to cancel the bail earlier granted to senator Sonny ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Cans, clothing yield P148M drugs

The Bureau of Customs (BoC) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)have intercepted more than P148 million worth of illegal drugs hidden inside canned goods at the Clark airport. Officials from the two agencies presented the smuggled drugs in a press conference Thursday. They said strict profiling of shipments and x-ray examination of express cargoes […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

More illegal drugs smuggled into PH via courier service in 2018 — PDEA

THE number of illegal drugs being delivered via courier service saw a 775 percent increase this year, according to a report from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency that eas released…READ The post More illegal drugs smuggled into PH via courier service in 2018 — PDEA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

2018 a banner year for anti-drugs campaign, PDEA says

Investments on time, effort and resources paid off in the battle against illegal drugs in the country, the government’s primary agency against the drug trade—Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency—said in its 2018 roundup......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

‘DRUG-FREE DINAGYANG’: PDEA-6 secures ports to deter entry of narcotics

By: Gail T. Momblan SECURING the ports in the region will prevent the entry of drugs and other illegal substances this Dinagyang season, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Western Visayas said. Alex M. Tablate, officer-in-charge of PDEA-6, said the influx of tourists during the festival will attract illegal drug traders. “May ganitong mga events, dagsa ang tawo. So pag […] The post ‘DRUG-FREE DINAGYANG’: PDEA-6 secures ports to deter entry of narcotics appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019