122 former drug dependents complete community-based rehab in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 06/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 122 former drug dependents in Lapu-Lapu City have already completed their six months Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation Program (CBDRP) for this year. The self-confessed drug users came from five barangays namely: Bangkal with…

Lapu-Lapu to give P50K cash incentives each to police, PDEA for successful drug ops

Futch Anthony Inso 06/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will give P50,000 in cash incentives each to the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) due to the two agencies’ successful anti-drug abuse…

Brgy Tawason receives P500K for being drug-cleared barangay

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/15/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tawason here has received its P500,000 incentive from the city government on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, for being declared a drug-cleared barangay. Tawason was declared drug cleared by the Regional Oversight Committee…

Marcos says he tested negative in cocaine test, insists he wasn’t being alluded to by Duterte

Daphne Galvez - Reporter 11/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — To put to rest speculations brought by President Duterte’s claims of a cocaine-hitting presidential aspirant, former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday claimed he has undergone a cocaine test, and had tested negative.…

Alcantara: Cavite’s P1.6-B drug haul to cause drop in local supply

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The recent confiscation of P1.6 billion worth of suspected shabu in Cavite is expected to affect the supply of illegal drugs in Central Visayas and other parts of the country since many of…

240 kilos of ‘shabu’ worth P1.6B seized from 2 suspects in Cavite

John Eric Mendoza 10/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — More than P1.6 billion worth of suspected crystal meth, locally known as shabu, was seized from two suspects in a buy-bust operation in Cavite on Saturday afternoon. The suspects were identified as Wilfredo Blanco…

Brgy Bakilid will soon profile its residents

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Barangay Bakilid in Mandaue City will be implementing soon the resolution for a profiling system for all its residents. Barangay Captain Roy Lumapas said the resolution has been passed by the barangay council…

Mandaue prisoner tagged as source of over P7M ‘shabu’ seized in Mambaling bust –police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Operatives are now trying to identify an inmate of the Mandaue City Jail who was alleged as the source of the P7 million worth of ‘shabu’ that they confiscated from a high-value individual…

PDEA-7 tries to cut off another way for drug peddlers to deliver illegal goods

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas or PDEA-7 is trying to cut off another avenue of drug syndicates to move illegal drugs with the absence of human contact in the region,…

Brgy Bakilid could be drug-cleared this year

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) aim to have a drug-cleared barangay in the city within the year. So on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, the City Anti-Drug Abuse…

Cebu COSAP to strengthen rehabilitation of drug users and pushers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There remains a lot to be done to address the drug problem in Cebu City. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7)…

COVID-19 hits PDEA chief Villanueva

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 03/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director-General Wilkins Villanueva on Sunday disclosed that he is positive for COVID-19. As I was preparing for the Senate Inquiry on Monday, I took my RT-PCR at the Chinese…

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