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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

Ping’s advice: ‘Shootouts’ only for big drug dealers

  Keeping street pushers alive would actually be good for the police and President Duterte's campaign against illegal drugs, Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson said on Thursday.   Street pushers are drug dealers who work at the retail level on the streets.   Lacson urged the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to make the effort to arrest street pushers so that they could use them in finding the drug kingpins.   Make them talk   "Don't kill the street pushers; arrest them. Make them lead you to the big-time suppliers, then finish the job by engaging those suppliers in a shootout," said Lacson, a form...Keep on reading: Ping’s advice: ‘Shootouts’ only for big drug dealers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Cargo pre-shipment inspection could thwart drug smuggling –Atienza

  Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza urged President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday to order the compulsory pre-shipment inspection (PSI) of all containerized imports to prevent the large-scale smuggling of illegal drugs into the country.   Atienza renewed his call for the mandatory PSI after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said around P11 billion worth of "shabu" slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in July. In 2017, Atienza also pushed for the passage of a new law requiring pre-shipment inspection.   READ: PDEA chief now says magnetic lifters contained P11B 'shabu'   "The President is in a position to administratively direct the mandatory PSI ...Keep on reading: Cargo pre-shipment inspection could thwart drug smuggling –Atienza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Fake PDEA officer in Caloocan City arrested for drugs

A construction worker who pretended to be an intelligence officer of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency was arrested for illegal drugs in Caloocan City yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

2 bus drivers test positive for illegal drugs in PDEA surprise inspection

TWO bus drivers tested positive for illegal drugs, a spokesman for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Tuesday when it held a surprise inspection in four major bus...READ MORE The post 2 bus drivers test positive for illegal drugs in PDEA surprise inspection appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Customs officer Guban claims objecting to shabu entry

A Customs intelligence officer tagged in the alleged smuggling of P11 billion shabu is claiming that he objected to the entry into the country of magnetic lifters after learning from an accomplice that they contained illegal drugs.   Jimmy Guban made the claim as he read his sworn statement on Tuesday before the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, which is investigating the irregularity.   READ:PDEA chief now says magnetic lifters contained P11B 'shabu'/ Lapea not convinced smuggled 'shabu' costs P11B The Customs officer also reiterated his earlier accusation that dismissed-Senior Supt. Eduardo Acierto was behind the entry of the shabu shipment. Acierto has denied ...Keep on reading: Customs officer Guban claims objecting to shabu entry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Lapeña changes tune: I believe magnetic lifters contained drugs

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – After weeks of denial and reservations, Customs chief Isidro Lapeña finally changed his tune and submitted to what the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has been insisting: that the magnetic lifters found in Cavite contained illegal drugs “With this development, I will tend to believe, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

Lapeña backpedals, now thinks magnetic lifters contained ‘shabu’

  Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Isidro Lapea now believes that the four magnetic lifters discovered in Cavite contained illegal drugs. Earlier, Lapea has belied the claims of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that the said magnetic lifters contained shabu. READ:BOC belies PDEA claim of P6.8-B 'shabu' smuggling "Well, the magnetic lifters in GMA, Cavite, were discovered, walang nakita Sir na...when it was subjected to the desk...for shabu...with the circumstantial evidences...I will tend to believe that indeed may laman 'yan, Sir," Lapea told lawmakers in a congressional hearing on Wednesday. "Especially with the testimony of the DPWH (Department of Publ...Keep on reading: Lapeña backpedals, now thinks magnetic lifters contained ‘shabu’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

PDEA: 4,948 deaths recorded in anti-drug operations

The government’s fight against illegal drugs has been gaining ground, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), citing the 110,395 anti-drug operations conducted from July 2016 to September 2018......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

Duterte warns local execs: Do drugs, commit treason

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday warned local officials against involvement in the illegal drug trade, saying they could be held liable for "high treason." Speaking at a closed-door meeting of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines-Luzon Island Cluster in Davao City, the President cautioned the officials and civil servants against dipping their hands into the narcotics trade. "Do not mess up with drugs," the President said, according to a statement released by Malacaang. "It is high treason if you do that to your country." "I'm not saying that it's all about money, but you can have comfortable lives if you are a mayor. Just avoid drugs," he added. Been there... ...Keep on reading: Duterte warns local execs: Do drugs, commit treason.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2018

PDEA defends claim Metro Manila shabu came from magnetic lifters

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Sunday defended the claim they made that the illegal drugs recently seized in several Metro Manila operations were the same drugs smuggled through the Manila International Container Terminal (MICP) using magnetic lifters. Source link link: PDEA defends claim Metro Manila shabu came from magnetic lifters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018