A 57-year-old Canadian found himself in deep trouble after he was arrested when he claimed a package from Toronto which turned out to contain 649 tablets of Ephedrine which is considered as a dangerous drug in the country, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino reported yesterday.
THE number of gun ban offenders arrested by agents of the Philippine National Police since last January 13 up to yesterday rose to over 3,100 as PNP chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde ordered a much stricter gun check ahead of the May 13 national and local elections to stem the possibility that weapons could be used to disrupt the holding of an orderly polls.
UNIDENTIFIED thieves carted away close to P132,000 worth of cash, gadgets and personal belongings inside Express Lane Office (ELO) of Philippine Statistic Authority (PSA) Satellite office Wednesday afternoon in Paranaque City.
A policeman who went on AWOL status in 2012 was arrested for illegal possession of drugs and violation of the gun ban by officers manning a checkpoint in Las Piñas City early morning yesterday, National Capital Region Police Office chief, Director Gullermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar said.
THE Court of Appeals (CA) upheld its previous ruling clearing former Makati City mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” S. Binay Jr. of administrative liability in the construction of the city’s P2.28 billion parking building.
PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair, Director General Aaron N. Aquino yesterday tagged the notorious Golden Triangle Syndicate as behind the smuggling of a huge volume of shabu in the country, P1.1 billion of which were seized by PDEA agents in an anti-narcotics operation inside the posh Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City the other night.
CHINESE drug lords and manufacturers continue to defy the Duterte government’s all-out war on drugs as evidenced by the arrest of three more Chinamen inside the posh Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City where they were found repacking an estimated P1.1 billion worth of shabu by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday night.
A GUNFIGHT yesterday morning in Pasay City left an armed drug trafficker and two agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency wounded during a buy-bust which led to the seizure of a kilo of suspected shabu worth P6.8 million.
Police said there is an indication that suspects Prince Jomari Diwa, 20, his brother Paul Cedrick, 18; Angelito Gonzalez, 25, a salesman, all of Melcalde Street, Tondo, and other suspects identified only as alias ‘Tado,’ ‘Gerald’ and ‘Elmer’ had laced the victim’s drinks with sleep-inducing drugs.