(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Sunday, 21 July 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 135 km West Southwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.1°N, 120.0°E). Meanwhile, another LPA was estimated based on all available data at 880 km East of Eastern Visayas (11.1°N, 133.8°E). 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon. Possible flash floods or landslides due to moderate to at times heavy rains. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to Moderate winds coming from Southwest to Southeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Wednesday, 10 January 2024

PNP Caraga's drug sting busted 4 drug dealers, P51K worth of shabu

BUTUAN CITY – The Philippine National Police (PNP) Caraga’s intensified anti-narcotics campaign resulted in the confiscation of P51,000 worth of illegal drugs from four apprehended suspects during buy-bust operations in the region on January 6-7, 2024.

A drug surrenderee in 2016 identified as alias Eljomar was apprehended on January 7 by operatives of Bislig City Police Station and PDEA Surigao del Sur Provincial Office in Brgy. Tabon, Bislig City, Surigao del Sur where the suspect yielded 0.7 grams of shabu worth P4,760. 

Meanwhile, alias Jonathan was arrested in Brgy. Taft, Surigao City, Surigao del Norte after he yielded 3.5 grams of shabu worth P23,800; alias Jerry also fell in Brgy. Doongan, Butuan City for possession of 3 grams of shabu valued at P20,400; and alias Richard was nabbed in Brgy. Poblacion, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur when he yielded 0.3 grams of shabu worth P2,040. They were listed as street level individuals and were apprehended on January 6.

Violation for Republic Act No. 9165 “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002” will be filed against the apprehended individuals.

“PNP Caraga is stepping up its anti-illegal drug operations, with a particular emphasis on eradicating the sources and dealers of illegal drugs. We also intensify our intelligence-driven operations against those involved in the illegal drug trade,” said Police Brigadier General Kirby John B. Kraft, PNP Caraga director. (PNP PRO13/PIA Caraga)