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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

Paolo Duterte hits Joma for calling him and his father drug protectors

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 6 July) – Resigned Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte lashed at Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison for calling him and his father, President Rodrigo Duterte, the “biggest protectors of illegal drugs in the country.” In a statement on Friday, the younger Duterte called Sison […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Sison a ‘pathological liar,’ says Duterte son after ‘drug protector’ tag

FORMER Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte lashed out at the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) for calling him and his father, President Rodrigo Duterte, the “biggest protectors of illegal drugs” in the country. In a statement sent to reporters, the younger Duterte said Jose Maria Sison was a “disgrace” and [...] The post Sison a ‘pathological liar,’ says Duterte son after ‘drug protector’ tag appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 6th, 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

Angara pushes drug awareness program

SEN. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara pushed for the passage of a bill creating a nationwide education and awareness program on illegal drugs to prevent drug addiction among the youth. The senator made the call after the Department of Education (DepEd) opposed the plan of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to conduct mandatory drug testing [...] The post Angara pushes drug awareness program appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

PDEA beefs up tech, mobility against illegal drugs

QUEZON CITY, June 22 (PIA) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday distributed Php189,086,902.00 worth of equipage, vehicle, computer and forensic equipment to its units to enhanc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Matalam 9: encounter or massacre? illegal drugs or land conflict?

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews / 07 June) —  An encounter or a massacre? Illegal drugs or land conflict? The chairs of the ceasefire committee of the government (GPH) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the head of mission and members of the Malaysian-led International Monitoring Team (IMT) conducted a “joint verification” in Sitio Biao, Kilada, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Krista Miller acquitted of drug charges

MANILA, Philippines - Actress Krista Miller has been acquitted of illegal drug trading charges and was released from prison on May 25. According to Inquirer.net , 27-year-old Miller, whose real name is Krystalyn Engle y Bacolod, was acquitted from the charge of violating RA 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

PNP, PDEA continuing watch on barangay officials in drugs

BOTH the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency are continuing their watch on barangay officials directly or indirectly involved in illegal drug activities in their areas including the 207 officials named on the government’s ‘narco-list’ last April, officials said yesterday. PNP chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Bato dela Rosa eyes segregating Chinese, Filipino drug lords in Bilibid

To cut the supply of and demand for illegal drugs like shabu or crystal meth in the country, Chinese and Filipino drug lords incarcerated in the New Bilibid Prison need to be segregated, Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

PDEA-6 declares 111 barangays ‘drug-free’

By: Bryan N. Casaig THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said 111 barangays in Western Visayas have been cleared of illegal drugs as of May 23, 2018. These villages were declared drug-cleared following a series of deliberations conducted by the Barangay Drug Clearing Program-Regional Oversight Committee (BDCP-ROC) from the beginning of the year until March, said […] The post PDEA-6 declares 111 barangays ‘drug-free’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018