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Cagayan cops smash rob-holdup gang

CAGAYAN policemen on Sunday smashed a notorious robbery-holdup gang operating in Cagayan Valley following an operation in Pamplona town which resulted in the arrest of four members of the gang, Police Regional Office 2 director Chief Supt. Robert G. Quenery…

Helper sandwiched by 2 trucks dies

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija -- A truck helper was crushed to death after he was pinned between two cargo trucks when one of them accidentally moved forward while he was loading some machine tools at the back of their truck here…

GMA proposes expansion of ROTC to CSC

FORMER President-turned-Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macagapal-Arroyo has proposed the creation of a Citizens Service Corps (CSC) that will expand and improve the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program to enable the youth to truly take part in nation-building. Noting that youth…

Manila-based drug trafficker killed in Tarlac bust

CONCEPCION, Tarlac -- “The drug supply must be stopped.” Tarlac police chief Supt. Luis Ventura said this after a shabu supplier from Manila was killed in an entrapment here yesterday morning. Ventura identified the slain suspect, who was allegedly supplier…

Aurora eyes random drug testing to students, DepEd personnel

SAN LUIS, Aurora -- The Department of Education here is eyeing for a random drug testing to all their personnel and students in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Schools Division Superintendent Engineer Edgard C. Domingo said at…

Pampanga gov eyes bigger jails

CITY of San Fernando, Pampanga -- “It is necessary to build bigger jails in line with the sustained campaign against illegal drugs which has resulted in the overcrowding of existing jail facilities.” Governor Lilia “Nanay” Pineda stressed this point during…

Pope names new bishop of Batanes

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Danilo Ulep as the new bishop of Batanes. The 54-year old priest from the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao will succeed Bishop Emeritus Camilo Gregorio, 77, who retired after serving the prelature for almost 14 years. The…

MC-riders rob softdrinks agent in Nueva Ecija

SCIENCE City of Muñoz -- Two motorcycle-riding men robbed at gunpoint a softdrinks agent while delivering his merchandise at a store here on Saturday. City police commander Supt. Salvador Destura identified the robbed victim as Reynard Hilario, 28, of Purok…

PDEA, PRO2 agents smash secret shabu lab in Cagayan

COMBINED agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Police Regional Office 2 on Thursday smashed a clandestine shabu laboratory in Aparri, Cagayan where they seized a cache of shabu precursors, essential chemicals and other manufacturing equipment, officials announced…

Armed drug dealer slain in shootout

A PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency-led anti-narcotics raid in Matanog, Maguindanao recently left an armed most wanted drug personality dead following a shootout with officers, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña announced yesterday. The official said that suspect Abdulwadab Imam Tolino…

Bulacan cops jail 25 drug dealers

TWENTY-FIVE known drug dealers in Bulacan were hauled to jail by the local police in a string of anti-narcotics operations over the past four days, Bulacan Police Provincial Office director, Senior Superintendent Romeo M. Caramat Jr. said yesterday. Recovered from…

Cebu delivery boy yields P1M shabu

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency last Saturday arrested a 30-year old delivery boy in Liloan, Cebu after he sold some P1 million worth of shabu to an undercover officer, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said yesterday. Lapeña…

Teacher collared for drugs

THIS 43-year-old public school teacher in Davao del Sur won’t be able to return to her teaching job when regular classes resume next month after she was arrested by combined operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the local…
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