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Ex-convict gunned down A 45-year-old ex-convict living on the streets was shot dead by an unknown gunman in Intramuros, Manila yesterday. Police identified the victim as Judy Bermundo, who was last seen sleeping at Plaza Sta. Barbara on Bonifacio Drive. Witness Emily Baldonado said that she was awakened after hearing the victim moaning at around […]

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Police offer sack of rice for cocaine bricks

CAMP COL. RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City – The Philippine National Police Regional Office 13 yesterday thanked residents and fishermen who played a key role in the discovery of a big cache of cocaine believed dropped by still unknown groups or individuals in the coastal areas in Dinagat Islands and Surigao del Norte. Because of this, […]

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    A member of the Philippine Marine died after he allegedly shot himself while cleaning his gun in Sta. Cruz, Manila, early Friday morning. The police identified the victim as Cpl.  Michael Arceo, 26, a resident of Malabon Street, Barangay 338, Sta. Cruz, Manila. He was rushed to University of Santo Tomas Hospital, but […]

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    Quezon City police seized more than P2 million worth of shabu from three drug suspects in a buy-bust operation in Los Baños, Laguna, on Valentine’s Day. Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel Jr., Quezon City Police District director, identified the arrested suspects as Shoib Sampal, 35; his live-in partner Rossette Dimas, 39, both residents of […]

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    Firearms and ammunition worth around P500,000 were discovered in two packages declared as solar panels and tool cart during a recent inspection in a warehouse in Pasay City. Customs agents from the Port of NAIA found eight pistols — Glock 19-9mm and Heckler & Koch P2000 V3, 20 ammunition magazines; and 266 live ammunition in two outbound packages from Taiwan. The shipments […]

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37 blocks of cocaine found at sea

Despite the government’s intensified campaign against narcotics, it appears that prohibited drugs continue to flood not only the country’s streets but also the seas. At least 37 blocks of suspected cocaine were found floating by a fisherman off the waters of Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands – the second time this week that locals have made such discoveries, the Philippine […]

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