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3 suspects nabbed as drug buy-bust in Bulacan yields P4M in shabu

Feb 29, 2020 - 8:24 AM

Investigators say the suspects were included in the watch list of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency

BUY-BUST. The three suspects in a drug buy-buy-bust operation in Bulacan. Photo by Randy V. Datu

PDEA arrests Fil-Am DJ, American tourist in Pampanga buy-bust

Oct 24, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Agents of PDEA Central Luzon nab the suspects at the red light district of Barangay Balibago

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Makati police seize drugs from college student, friend in buy-bust

Apr 13, 2019 - 8:15 PM

The Makati police chief says recently-arrested drug personalities named the main suspect as their source of illegal drugs

ARRESTED. Makati City police arrests a college student for possession of illegal drugs. Photo from Makati police

2 Zamboanga City cops killed in drug buy-bust operation

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:01 PM

According to reports, the two police officers opened fire 'upon sensing that they were dealing with the operatives'

'Pusher' police captain shot dead after allegedly fighting back

Jun 11, 2018 - 11:16 AM

Police Senior Inspector Raymond Hortezuela is a suspected protector of Jeffrey 'Jaguar' Diaz, Cebu's alleged 'top drug lord' who was killed in June 2016

INTERNAL CLEANSING. A police officer at a crime scene after a buy-bust operation in Taguig City on July 28, 2016. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

2 killed in Batangas drug buy-bust ops

May 04, 2018 - 9:02 PM

The police say suspects Marlon Lubugan and Michael Adrias shot at the authorities when the arrest in Lian town was announced

BUY-BUST. Two drug suspects die after allegedly exchanging fire with police from Lian town and Batangas province on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Photo from the Batangas Provincial Police Office

3 brothers killed in drug bust linked to drug syndicate

Oct 03, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Mandaue City Police Office chief Senior Superintendent Roberto Alanas claims the Umpad brothers - Ruben, 25; John Vincent, 26; and Jerome, 28 – became members of the Sadaya Drug Group while inside the Mandaue City jail

3 days after leaving jail, 3 brothers killed in Cebu drug bust

Oct 02, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Police say the Umpad brothers were killed after fighting back in a buy-bust operation, but the suspects' mother says her sons were sound asleep when cops barged into their home

Cagayan cop killed in drug buy-bust operation

Aug 21, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The suspect a policeman of Piat town was dealing with P15 000 worth of illegal drugs

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Feb 10, 2017 - 1:04 PM

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PNP out of drug war means end to 'tokhang,' buy-bust

Jan 30, 2017 - 7:30 PM

What are policemen allowed and not allowed to do from today? The PNP explains in detail

CHANGE OF PLANS. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa updates President Rodrigo Duterte on the whereabouts of a cop suspected to be behind the killing of Jee Ick Joo during a late-night press conference at Malacañang Palace. Photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Alleged Espinosa drug supplier nabbed in Iligan

Jan 18, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Tagged a drug queen Lovely Adams Impal says she has stopped selling illegal drugs since she surrendered to PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa last year

DENIAL. Lovely Adams Impal, the alleged supplier of Eastern Visayas drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, claims no buy-bust happened at her residence in Iligan City on January 18, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Drug suspect in Palawan town killed in buy-bust

Jan 09, 2017 - 7:02 PM

Daniel Acob is the first casualty of the campaign against drugs in the province

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Dec 09, 2016 - 11:00 AM

12 'lady boys' arrested in Boracay drug buy bust

Nov 08, 2016 - 8:45 AM

PO2 Juno Gregorio says Mark Galicia – alias Manikin – sold sachets of shabu to a poseur buyer in a resort at around 8:45 pm During the buy bust operation the policemen also saw 11 other ‘lady boys’ having a pot session inside their rented room

DRUG BUST. Photo from Boracay Police.

PNP arrests 25 foreigners in Boracay cybercrime den

Aug 22, 2016 - 10:59 PM

The arrests are a result of a shabu buy bust operation done by local police in Sitio Bulabog in Barangay Balabag on Boracay island

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Aug 19, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Monster Radio RX 93.1 on Karen Bordador arrest

Aug 17, 2016 - 8:43 PM

Karen showed no indication in the workplace of any involvement with prohibited substances says RX93 1 in a statement

KAREN BORDADOR. RX93.1, the radio station that Karen DJ-ed for, releases a statement after she was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation. Screengrab from Facebook/TheKarenBordador

DJ Karen Bordador, boyfriend arrested in drug operation

Aug 14, 2016 - 9:28 PM

UPDATED Radio DJ Karen Bordador and her boyfriend were caught in possession of approximately P3 million worth of drugs

KAREN BORDADOR. The radio DJ and her boyfriend Emilio Lim were caught in possession of P3 million worth of drugs. Screengrab from Facebook/TheKarenBordador

4 dead in Cebu buy-bust encounter

Aug 03, 2016 - 7:25 PM

Cebu Provincial Police Office Director Jose Macanas says there were 3 other buy bust operations in the province but no one died because no one fought back

Cop linked to drugs killed in Bacolod buy-bust operation

Jul 04, 2016 - 12:25 AM

The cop had been AWOL for a year and was included in the city police s watchlist

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7 dead in Davao City anti-drug raids

Jul 15, 2015 - 9:43 PM

The city wide series of raids is supervised by no less than CIDG Director Benjamin Magalong

SUSPECTS. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte speaks to suspects who were arrested in a series of drug raids in the city. Photo by Editha Caduaya/Rappler

P2M illegal drugs seized in Bacolod raids

Jul 15, 2015 - 8:07 PM

Authorities conduct two separate raids in Bacolod City: one at SM City mall and another at Libertad Market

Seller of fake customs receipts busted

Oct 25, 2014 - 10:21 PM

The Bureau of Customs has also intercepted mailed anti impotency pills