The Director General of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) attended the 37th Meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Senior Officials on Drug Matters (ASOD) on August 24 to 27, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said that during the four-day affair among the topics discussed range from addressing key challenges on the evolving drug scene and strengthening cross-border cooperation among ASEAN member states.
Some 602 personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) were subjected to a surprise drug test on August 22, 2016 at the PDEA National Headquarters in Quezon City.
PDEA Director General Isidro S, Lapeña led the submission of urine samples that were taken from PDEA key officials, administrative/technical personnel and Drug Enforcement Officers (DEOs), who underwent the drug tests after a long weekend break. The drug tests were administered by the PDEA Laboratory Service under Director Belen Banog after the regular Monday flag-raising ceremony.
PDEA GIVES RECOGNITION TO ITS 4 REGIONAL OFFICES, SPECIAL ENFORCEMENT SERVICE AND INTELLIGENCE SERVICE
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) gave recognition to its four Regional Offices, Special Enforcement Service and Intelligence Service for their significant anti-drug accomplishments.
PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña personally presented the plaques of recognition and commendation to the awardees during the agency’s flag-raising ceremony on August 15, 2015 at the PDEA National Headquarters in Quezon City.
One hundred six million worth of crystalline shabu was seized by combined elements of PDEA Regional Office-National Capital Region (PDEA RO-NCR), PDEA RO 3, PNP-Police Regional Office 3, and PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group on August 5, 2016.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said that the illegal drug weighing 36.584 kilograms were confiscated from Yiye Chen, a Chinese national, during an implementation of a search warrant at 6.-7 Jasmin St., Hensonville, Malabañas, Angeles City, Pampanga. One thousand four milliliters of shabu in liquid form was also confiscated from the suspect.