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P1.6M worth of high-grade marijuana seized by BOC-NAIA

P1.6M worth of high-grade marijuana seized by BOC-NAIA

Dec. 10 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized a parcel allegedly containing high-grade marijuana, also known as Kush weeds, weighing 1.05 kilograms and with an estimated street value of P1.6 million, at the Central Mail Exchange Center (CMEC) in Pasay City. The...

Lapeña: Drug controversy a “stage drama” possibly concocted by drug syndicates

Lapeña: Drug controversy a “stage drama” possibly concocted by drug syndicates

Oct. 23 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña at the Oct 23 press conference on the illegal drug controversy. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña pointed to drug syndicates as possibly behind allegations that the Bureau...

Lapeña still has Duterte’s trust

Lapeña still has Duterte’s trust

Oct. 20 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña continues to enjoy the full trust of President Rodrigo Duterte despite the brewing issue of P6.8 billion worth of illegal drugs that allegedly slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to presidential spokesperson...

BOC chief continues to enjoy President’s confidence amid shabu shipment issue

BOC chief continues to enjoy President’s confidence amid shabu shipment issue

Aug. 13 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña still has President Rodrigo Duterte’s trust even after a shipment of illegal drugs potentially worth P6.8 billion worth may have apparently slipped past Bureau of Customs (BOC) personnel. “May tiwala siya kay General...

BOC orders opening of abandoned containers following shabu shipment slip

BOC orders opening of abandoned containers following shabu shipment slip

Aug. 11 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña has ordered the opening of all abandoned containers at Manila ports after P6.8 billion worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) shipments apparently slipped past the agency. At a press conference on Saturday,...

BOC seizes P120.36-M worth of shabu misdeclared as chair, stools 

BOC seizes P120.36-M worth of shabu misdeclared as chair, stools 

Jun. 11 | The Bureau of Customs-Port of Clark seized on June 7 at least 17.7 kilos of shabu, with an estimated street value of P120.36 million, hidden in parcels declared as chair and bar stools. Four packages bearing the same description as the parcels seized...

BOC, PDEA arrests yield P20M shabu

BOC, PDEA arrests yield P20M shabu

Apr. 29 | The joint operation of the Bureau of Customs, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Ninoy Aquino International Airport Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group resulted in the seizure of P20 million worth of illegal drugs. Photo courtesy of BOC. A joint...

BOC seizes P10M worth of illegal drugs shipped with toys

BOC seizes P10M worth of illegal drugs shipped with toys

Apr. 27 | The Bureau of Customs on April 27 turned over approximately 2.06 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, and 127.60 grams of Kush weeds, a high-grade strand of marijuana, to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. Photo courtesy...

BOC’s accreditation chief returns to PDEA

BOC’s accreditation chief returns to PDEA

Feb. 4 | Melvin Estoque, who headed the Bureau of Customs’ (BOC) Account Management Office, the unit that handles the accreditation of importers and customs brokers, has returned to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) following the termination of...