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American National Arrested in Benguet in Hot Water Over Drug Charges

ITOGON, Benguet – An American national who was originally arrested for Malicious Mischief and Unjust Vexation is now in bigger trouble after his landlords cleared his belongings out from his rented home in the town of Itogon, Benguet, just outside of Baguio City.  Francis Capra had been charged with the…



Digos Cop on Duterte Drug List Died in 2013

DIGOS CITY, Philippines – Police on Monday said that one of the police officers named on President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug list is in fact dead. Police Office 3 Filomeno Toronio died of cardiac arrest while on assignment with another officer in Mati City, Davao Oriental. Toronio was relieved of duty…


Female Korean National Arrested for Marijuana in Underwear at NAIA

MANILA, Philippines – A female Korean national was arrested after drugs were discovered in her underwear as she was about to board a departing flight at NAIA Terminal #2. 24-year-old Euhno Anh, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon as she tried to bribe her way out of of the discovery. A…


172 Quezon City Tanods Test Positive for Drugs

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – So far over 172 barangay public safety officers, or “tanods,” have tested positive for drug use since March of 2015 in Quezon City alone. The Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council’s finding was disclosed in a meeting by Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung who said that the high number…


2,500 Attend Funeral of Cebu City Drug Lord ‘Jaguar’

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Over 2,500 people attended the funeral of notorious drug lord ‘Jaguar’ in Cebu City on Monday. Wearing black printed T-shirts with the photo of Jeffrey Diaz, aka, Jaguar with the slogan “We Will Miss You.” Diaz was the number #1 drug lord throughout Central Visayas –…


Two Nigerians arrested in ‘shabu’ drug bust in Quezon City

Quezon City Police have arrested two Nigerians in a buy-bust operation last week. 34-year-old Charles Ujam and 26-year-old Uche Adache both of Las Piñas City were arrested at about 3am at an address on Commonwealth Avenue. Police were acting on a tip-off when they found the men in possession of drugs worth…


Dutch National Charged for Supplying Drugs in Makati City Bar

MAKATI CITY, Manila – NBI has formally charged 47-year-old Martin de Fong, a Dutch national, who was arrested last Thursday for supplying ecstasy in a bar in Makati City. Fong was arrested in an entrapment operation last Thursday with over 5,000 drug tablets in his possession. Officials said the Sesame…