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Drug smugglers recruit OFWs through social networking sites

WEST African Drug Syndicates or WADs have become known for befriending and later courting and even marrying Filipina “drug mules” they meet through social networking sites specifically Facebook, a fact which has prompted the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to ask Filipinos to be wary of the modus being employed by…

Ex-cop, 7 others fall in drug bust

EIGHT persons led by a dismissed policeman were arrested by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police during an anti-narcotics operation in Tanay, Rizal last week, PDEA chair, Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac Jr. said yesterday. Arrested during the buy-bust operation inside the Bakasyunan Resort…

18-year-old female drug dealer falls

A YOUNG female drug suspect in Northern Mindanao is now in jail after she was arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in an anti-narcotics operation in Cagayan de Oro City. Amera Bayabao of Villa Angela, Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City was arrested shortly after she sold 10…

Why drug suspects remain scot-free

THE other day, I was discussing with my staff our inability to monitor the drug cases filed in our courts by the PDEA and other law enforcement authorities. We traced the root cause to the lack of manpower and financial support from the government. Drug busts after drug busts are…
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2 gov’t employees held for drugs

A maintenance man of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Southern Leyte and a contractual employee of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation became the 85th and 86th government employees to be arrested for involvement in illegal drug activities by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency since last year, PDEA…

Drug trade in college schools alarms senators

THREE senators have sought an investigation into reports that the trading and use of prohibited drugs are now prevalent in some universities and colleges. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III filed Resolution No. 1198 directing the proper Senate committee to conduct the inquiry into the prevalence…

PDEA destroys P9-M drugs, lab equipment

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday destroyed an estimated P9.3 million worth of controlled precursors and essential chemicals as well as laboratory equipment for the production of shabu which were seized in PDEA-led anti-narcotics operations in the country this year. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PDEA chair Undersecretary Arturo G.…
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Kampanya vs AIDS dapat suportahan

MAGANDA talaga ang pasok ng 2015 para sa ating law enforcement units! Tuluy-tuloy ang malalaki nilang huli bukod pa sa mga operasyon sa malalayong probinsya. Maganda rin ang end result ng pinagsamang efforts ng iba’t ibang units ng law enforcement sa mga operasyon. Kaya tiwala naman ako na kahit gaano…
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QC eyes conversion of seized drug dens into livelihood training centers

Quezon City properties used as drug dens are being eyed by the city government as livelihood training centers for victims of human trafficking. In a meeting with members of the peace and order council at Camp Tomas Karingal, Mayor Herbert Bautista said the city government is studying the possibility of…
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PDEA intercepts P5-M shabu in Cagayan

AGENTS of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the local police intercepted a kilogram of shabu worth P5 million from a 28-year-old courier at a bus terminal in Cagayan, authorities reported yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac Jr., director general of the PDEA, said his men from…
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