Mute habal-habal driver, 5 others nabbed inside Cebu City drug den

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) dismantled another drug den on Friday morning, September 10, which resulted in the arrest of at least six individuals including a mute habal-habal driver in Sitio Plastikan,…

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…

P340k worth of drugs seized in Barangay Carreta, top shabu supplier nabbed in Ginatilan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P340,000 were seized by authorities from one Zosimo Sotelliza Jr., during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, at 6 p.m. today, February 4,…

P2.3 million worth of drugs concealed in ‘undeliverable’ parcels uncovered in Mandaue Post Office

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Some P2.3 million worth of dangerous drugs, mostly regulated anti-depressants and pain relievers concealed in undeliverable parcels were discovered at the Mandaue Central Post Office on January 25, 2021. Agents from the Philippine…

5,903 drug war deaths as of September – PDEA

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @ConsINQ 11/06/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Forty-seven more drug suspects were killed in anti-drug operations nationwide in August and September, raising the drug war death toll from the start of the Duterte administration up to September this year  to…

P6.8-M worth of illegal drugs seized in Dumaguete City

Florence Baesa 12/22/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Illegal drugs with an estimated value of P6.8 million were seized from Norman Castillo, 29, in a buy-bust operation conducted in Purok Makiangayon, Barangay Camanjac here at 5:45 a.m. on Sunday, December…

P340-K worth of illegal drugs seized from 17-year-old boy

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 17-year-old boy was the target of a buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) at Lower Kawayan, Barangay Sambag 2 around 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November…

PDEA to intensify inspections in ports, terminals as Holy Week draws near

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Expect K9 units and teams from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in seaports, airports and bus terminals as the observance of Holy Week draws near. Leia Albiar, information officer…

Former Medellin mayor subjected to greyhound while on hospital arrest, ‘contraband’ found

Benjie B. Talisic and Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/20/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several contraband items were found in the hospital room of former Medellin mayor and now town councilor Ricardo Ramirez inside a privately-owned hospital in Bogo City in northern Cebu where he has been…

PDEA intensifies drive vs drugs at ports, bus terminals, airports

Norman V. Mendoza 10/31/2018

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) conducted a site inspection at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport on Wednesday as part of the agency’s heightened watch against illegal drugs that might be transported through…

Politicians on ‘narcolist’ down to 85 — PDEA

Inquirer.net 10/14/2018

The number of “narcopoliticians” has been trimmed down to 85 after the arrest and death of 8 others, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. According to PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino, the 85 “narcopoliticians” were included in…

New PDEA-7 director going after high-value targets

Benjie Talisic 10/14/2017

WAR VS DRUGS PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) officer-in-charge Ana Lynn Hernandez-Nob revealed that they are targeting high-value drug personalities after receiving an order from the newly appointed PDEA-7 Director Emerson Margate. Margate is out of the…

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