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Top drug suspect/bgy chair nabbed in Ecija

CABANATUAN CITY -- A barangay chairman in this city who police tagged as Nueva Ecija’s no. 1 among high-value targets for illegal drugs was arrested by the police on Thursday after a search operation conducted inside his own house led…

Oplan Tokhang: Over 500K houses visited, 67K surrender

OVER 500,000 houses of suspected drug personalities in the country have been visited by agents of the Philippine National Police since it relaunched its nationwide anti-drug drive last March 1 leading to the surrender of nearly 67,000 confessed drug personalities,…

Nigerian hackers caught in Tanza

Two alleged Nigerian hackers were arrested in an entrapment operation in one of the commercial banks in Tanza town, according to Senior Superintendent Arthur Bisnar, Cavite provincial police director. Nabbed were Nigerian nationals Samuel Nomso Esomchi, 38, married, of Blk…

5 drug dealers jailed

FIVE known drug personalities in Caraga region, one of them a local government employee, were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in separate buy-bust operations in Surigao City late last week, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña…

Lanao raid nets 3 armed suspects

THREE heavily-armed suspected drug traffickers in Mindanao were arrested by combined Philippine National Police and Armed Forces agents in a raid in Bacolod, Lanao del Norte last Tuesday, PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group chief, Director Roel B. Obusan said…

Villar hails NE’s Carabao Center

SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ, Nueva Ecija -- The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) in this city is the perfect template for showcasing farm tourism in the Philippines. This was stressed by Sen. Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on agriculture,…

Bulacan cops kill 4 drug dealers in shootouts

FOUR suspected drug dealers in Bulacan were killed in separate gunbattles with undercover officers in Norzagaray town and Malolos City late Thursday night and early morning yesterday, Bulacan police director Senior Supt. Romeo M. Caramat Jr. said. Two of the…

Quezon town’s ABC prexy gunned down

SARIAYA, Quezon -- A village chief and current president of this town’s Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) was gunned down by unidentified men during a school moving-up rites at Bgy. Castañas, here, yesterday. Victorio Luna, the incumbent barangay captain of…

DoH secretary inaugurates ‘gold standard’ hospital in Pampanga

LUBAO, Pampanga -- Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial of the Department of Health (DoH) announced that the multi-million peso newly-constructed Escolastica Romero District Hospital (ERDH) in this town is ‘gold standard’ for government-run hospitals across the country. This was gleaned during…

2 Benguet shabu dealers fall

TWO notorious shabu traffickers in Benguet province are now in jail after they were arrested by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Cordillera Police Regional Office during a buy-bust operation, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña…

2 of 4 missing fishers in Aurora found alive

DINGALAN, Aurora -- Two of four fishermen reported missing last Sunday in Dingalan Bay after their boat capsized due to bad weather were found alive in Bgy. Pinagpandayan, Gen. Nakar, Quezon, while two of them are still missing. Dingalan Mayor…

Dealer killed, 28 held in Bulacan anti-drug ops

CONTINUING anti-narcotics drive by the Bulacan Police Provincial Office yesterday led to the killing of an armed suspected drug dealer in a shootout in Malolos City early morning yesterday and the arrest of 28 others in a string of entrapment…

Lucena cops collar 4 HVTs

LUCENA City -- The city police force, in its continuing war against illegal drugs, scored anew, arresting drug personalities, including four high-value targets operating in this city and nearby municipalities. City police director Supt. Arturo Brual Jr. gave emphasis on…

2 bgy chiefs, 3 others nabbed for drugs, guns

AGENTS of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office at 4 a.m. yesterday simultaneously raided several drug targets in Rosales town and arrested five suspects, two of them barangay captains, for possession of a cache of drugs and illegal weapons, including a…

Kagawad held for gun, ammo

CAMP Malvar, Batangas -- A 60-year-old barangay kagawad was nabbed for possession of a gun and ammunition during police’s anti-illegal gambling operation in Sitio Pook, Bgy Catandaan, Nasugbu town, on Wednesday. Acting Batangas police director Senior Supt. Randy Quines Peralta…
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