(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Saturday, 28 May 2022) Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao. The entire Caraga region will have a Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms caused by Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).



Tuesday, January 25, 2022

P80-K shabu seized in Butuan during drug bust

BUTUAN CITY -- A high-value drug personality was arrested in Brgy. Baan Km. 3, Butuan City in the evening of January 20, 2022 during the conduct of joint anti-drug operation by the elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Caraga and Butuan City Police Station-1. More or less PhPP80,000 estimated worth of shabu was seized from Orlando V. PacaƱa Jr. alias 'JunPacs' after several weeks of monitoring and surveillance.

The black motorcycle and the cellular phone used in his illegal drug transactions were seized by the anti-drug operatives while the arrested high-value drug suspect is now temporarily detained at PDEA Caraga Custodial Facility for proper disposition.

Criminal charges for violation of the Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the "Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002” are now being prepared for filing before the Office of the City Prosecutor of Butuan against the suspect. (PDEA-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)