Authorities made arrests early Friday for four drug suspects who yielded illegal drugs and firearms worth P1.1 million during a sting operation in Taguig City. Individuals under arrest at Barangay Napindan at about 12:30 a.m. were Joseph Marcelo, 41; Ronal Bustos, 32; Anthony Cruz, 41; and Robert Saligan, 40 were all were members of a local criminal organization. Taguig chief of police, Police Col. Alexander Santos stated the operation was


According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday said that the conviction rate of drug cases that were resolved in the country has significantly increased in 2018. PDEA showed that there were 41,583 drug-related cases filed in courts in 2018 and 16,024 of which have been resolved. “Out of this resolved cases,13,111 resulted in conviction which is 81.82 percent,” said PDEA in a statement. The agency conveyed that


Four bus drivers and four conductors were found positive for drug use during the surprise mandatory drug testing Monday morning, April 15, at the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT), revealed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao (PDEA 11). A total of 190 bus drivers, 114 conductors, three dispatchers and one inspector at DCOTT, Ecoland, Davao City underwent the surprise test. PDEA 11 Regional Director Antonio Rivera stated


President Duterte, whose promise to eradicate illegal drugs in three to six months helped him capture the presidency in 2016, said the drug problem was “swallowing” the country, He said at a campaign rally in Malabon City on Tuesday evening. “You can read it every day, even in the crawler of the TV networks. There are billions worth of drugs. Before, it was only thousands. Drugs, I cannot control, son


Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday reported seven PUV drivers in Cebu tested positive of illegal drugs. Over 174 drivers from major terminals all over Cebu city went through the spontaneous drug testing held by PDEA. PDEA then submitted the names of the drivers who tested positive to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) for appropriate action. These drivers who tested positive may have their license revoked and be required

Eduardo Acierto

Senator Richard Gordon on Sunday urged the heads of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) should work on the arrest of the dismissed policeman, Eduardo Acierto whose involvement in the drug shipment had been one of the highlights of the panel’s committee report. “Please have him arrested, and have him face the charges against him before the regular courts,” Gordon stated in an interview.


Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday started an advocacy program in Pasig City to endorse a drug-free workplace in business establishments as well as subdivisions in the area. Held at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasig, the launch was attended by PDEA chief Director General Aaron Aquino and Pasig City Mayor Roberto Eusebio who both admonished business establishments in the city to implement a “safe and drug-free environment.” “One of

Drug suspect killed, P3.4M shabu seized in Alabang buy-bust — PDEA

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) cited a drug suspect was slain and approximately P3.4 million worth of suspected crystal meth or “shabu” was seized by authorities during a buy-bust operation in Alabang, Muntinlupa City on Sunday night. PDEA identified the slain suspect as Edwin Cabezudo, also known as, “Pacao.” Based on PDEA’s report, operatives held a buy-bust at an apartel in Alabang at 8:30 p.m., which resulted to the capture

P1.8B worth of shabu from China intercepted at Manila port

Customs and anti-drug reps on Friday night, March 22, thwarted an attempt to sneak in 300 kilos of methamphetamine (shabu) into the country via the Manila North Harbor. An estimated worth of P1.8 billion, the seized drugs were shipped from China on-board the vessel Callao Bridge V145E, authorities stated. Illegal drugs were concealed in a 40-foot container van that was stated to contain only plastic resin. The consignment was addressed

2 PDEA agents shot in Pasay City buy-bust

Two of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives were injured in a shootout along with two men who were the subjects of a buy-bust operation in Pasay City on Wednesday. The Pasay City Police recognized the injured agents as Charlemaine Tang and Richard Seure, who both sustained gunshot wounds and were rushed to San Juan de Dios Hospital in Pasay City. The agents were transacting with two men in an