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Butuan city graveyard shabu deal busted

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Authorities busted a deal on illegal drugs inside the Chinese cemetery in Purok 10, Barangay Bancasi, this city on Wednesday. Police also discovered new players in the illegal drugs trade here. Thousands of pesos worth of suspected shabu were seized in just two ...

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6 drug suspects nabbed in separate anti-drug raids

BUTUAN City — Six alleged drug personalities were arrested in two separate anti-illegal drug operations here in Caraga Region recently. In Surigao City, a joint operation conducted by Surigao del Sur Police Provincial Office and Surigao Del Norte Provincial Public Safety Company, resulted in the arrest of Reynante Mira Limbaga, ...

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Caraga cops seize half million worth of shabu

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Police in different areas in separate buy-bust and raids in Caraga Region arrested six drug personalities and confiscated a total of P562,900 worth of suspected shabu, an official report from Police Regional Office 13 emailed to Gold Star Daily yesterday morning reads. Here ...

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Math teacher nabbed in shabu raid

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — After the arrest of a school principal in a drug raid in Barangay San Vicente, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur on Nov. 24, 2016, a 45-year old Math teacher of Prosperidad National High School was arrested on Wednesday inside his home. In a phone ...

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Agusan farmer arrested in raid; P22-k shabu seized

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Continuing campaign against illegal drugs in Caraga Region even on the holidays led to the arrest of a farmer in raid in his home in Barangay Bayugan 2, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur by authorities resulting to the confiscation from his possession of ...

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Couple in Cabadbaran city arrested in drug raid

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — A couple reportedly a staff to Agusan del Norte and Cabadbaran City officials were arrested in shabu raid in Cabadbaran City last Saturday noon after more than half a million pesos worth of shabu, .45 cal pistol and ammunitions were confiscated from their ...

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Engineer killed in illegal drugs ops

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Joint operatives from San Francisco Municipal Police Office, Agusan del Sur Provincial Police Public Safety Command, and the 13th Caraga Regional Police Public Safety Battalion killed a 50-year old civil engineer who worked at the Municipality of Lapaz here after he allegedly fired ...

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Firearm, shabu seized in drug raid

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — A firearm, ammunition, and five plastic sachets of suspected shabu estimated to be worth P100 thousand were seized from the rented room of a high-value target drug suspect in a Sunday afternoon raid in Barangay Agusan Pequeño, Butuan City conducted by joint Butuan ...

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Cop falls in buy-bust

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Operatives of the Surigao City Police Intelligence Division arrested a policeman assigned here in Caraga Region in a buy-bust operation in Purok 12, Sitio Kabalawan, Barangay San Juan, Surigao City last Friday. Senior Insp. Ernesto Marcos, Jr., who led the operation, identified the ...

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Suspected drug pushers arrested

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Thousands of pesos worth of suspected shabu contained in 13 plastic sachets were seized by authorities in Butuan City and in Tagbina town in Surigao del Sur province over the weekend in two separate anti-illegal drugs operations. On Dec. 3 here in Butuan ...

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