4 arrested for drugs in Alaminos City

ALAMINOS CITY—Although Alaminos City was already declared by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) as drug-free, four persons, including a woman, were arrested in two separate buy-bust operations on Sunday by the city police, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the police’s Provincial Investigation Branch (PIB) in Barangays Lucap and Pocal-pocal. Arrested at 1:45 p.m. … Read More

Aguilar latest Pangasinan town declared drug-free

DAGUPAN CITY — The town of Aguilar was formally declared drug-free by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday, becoming the latest drug-free municipality in Pangasinan . Marvin Tabares, PDEA Deputy Regional Director and Oversight Committee Chairman, said Aguilar completed all the parameters required to be declared drug-free. The town joined 15 other drug-free municipalities … Read More

Ex-mayor nabbed for loose guns, ammo

  LAOAG CITY— Police arrested on Thursday a former mayor of Paoay town after a raid on her farm house yielded several loose firearms and ammunition. Armed with a search warrant, personnel of the Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office and the Paoay town police led by Inspector Grandeur Tangonan found various unlicensed firearms in some … Read More

PRC opens service center in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — Thirty-four-year-old Sheryl Corpuz’s professional license as a teacher is expiring next month. Thanks to the newly-opened Professional Regulation Commission office in San Nicolas town, she will no longer need to travel for hours as the new and only PRC office in Ilocos Norte is just a short distance away from her doorstep. Located … Read More

Benguet LTO beefs up anti-colorum drive; revenue collection up

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Benguet District had intensified its “anti-colorum” campaign, going after vans-for- hire plying several tourist spots in the province without the necessary permits. In the process, the local agency reported higher revenues for 2017. Arsenio Bagtang, officer-in-charge of LTO Benguet, said on Monday enforcement units had been deployed … Read More