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5 busted for P150-K shabu in CdO

A known drug den maintainer in Cagayan de Oro City and his four cohorts were arrested and jailed by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency during a buy-bust operation last Sunday which also resulted in the seizure of an estimated P150,000 worth of shabu, PDEA Director General Isidro S.…

PDEA to activate seaport interdiction units

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair Director General Isidro S. Lapeña yesterday said they will activate a Seaport Interdiction Unit (SIU) in all their regional offices nationwide to help detect the entry and exit of dangerous drugs specifically shabu, cocaine, heroin and the designer drug called ‘Ecstasy.’ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…
  • Published in Nation

PNP, PDEA create TF against drug smuggling in PH ports

UNABATED smuggling of huge volumes of shabu and other dangerous drugs into the country through Philippine seaports under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Customs has prompted the creation a Seaport Interdiction Unit (SIU) to be headed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police. (adsbygoogle =…
  • Published in Nation

PDEA agents kill 2 drug dealers in shootouts

TWO armed drug traffickers in the countryside were killed in separate gunbattles with agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Bicol and Central Visayas regions, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña announced yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The suspects were identified as Nathaniel Refereza, a resident of Zone…

Iloilo bgy exec jailed for drugs

A BARANGAY ‘kagawad’ in Iloilo who is believed to be engaged in illegal drug trafficking activities is now in jail after he was arrested in a buy-bust operation last Monday by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the local police, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said…

New drug busters

IN the Philippines, which is still teeming with habit-forming substances, there’s that urgent need to develop a new generation of highly-dedicated government-employed “drug busters.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Of course, this is better said than done considering the low pay of public servants which, according to many, is the…

North Cotabato couple busted for drugs

A COUPLE, notorious for selling shabu to high school students in North Cotabato, was arrested in an entrapment operation conducted by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency last Tuesday, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña reported yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Suspects Renato Padernal, 48, mechanic, and his…

PDEA, PNP agents collar Mindanao HVT for drugs

A ‘high-value’ drug target in Mindanao is now in jail after being arrested by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police in an anti-narcotics raid in General Santos City last Sunday, officials said. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A report to PDEA Director General…

Good luck, Gen. Lapeña!

Bilang hepe ng Bureau of Customs (BoC), ibang klaseng giyera ang pangungunahan ni dating 3-star Police Gen. Isidro S. Lapeña. Hindi baril, kanyon, bomba at granada ang pangunahing sandata niya para talunin ang kalaban. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ibang kalaban ang mga ismagler at iba pang mandurugas sa pier.…
  • Published in Opinion

‘I cannot do it alone’

PALABAN talaga si Bureau of Customs Commissioner Isidro S. Lapeña kung ang pag-uusapan ay korapsyon at katiwalian. Pero naniniwala siya na iilan lang kawani ng BoC ang sumisira sa imahe ng ahensiya. Sa kanyang inaugural speech noong Miyerkules, sinabi ni Lapeña na kailangan niya ang tulong ng kanyang “BoC family.”…
  • Published in Opinion
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