Two men convicted of drug raps, to spend life in prison, pay fines

The Regional Trial Court sent two men to a long stay in the National Penitentiary after separately convicting them for violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2003. Last…

Single mom to spend life in prison for 15 grams of shabu

For possession of 15 grams of shabu during a police raid in 2021, a single mother from Virac will have to spend the rest of her life behind bars after…

Viga resident arrested for shabu

An unemployed resident of Botinagan, Viga faces a criminal charge for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2003 after a court-ordered search turned up eight sachets of shabu.…

P1-M fine, two life terms for Virac tricy driver who sold shabu to cop

A tricycle driver from Virac who was caught with P304,000 worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation a year ago has been sentenced to two life imprisonments and ordered to…

Two life terms, P1 million fine meted to Picolo in shabu case

A motorcycle mechanic from Virac nicknamed Picolo will have to complete two life sentences to get out of prison following his conviction over his 2021 arrest for the sale and…

Ex-Pandan village chief gets two life sentences for P355-k shabu

A former barangay captain of Pandan has been sentenced to two life imprisonments and to pay a fine of P1 million more than two years after P355,000 worth of illegal…

Long jail term, P400K fine meted on Virac drug pusher

The Regional Trial Court has sentenced a Virac tricycle driver to 21 years imprisonment and to pay a fine of P400,000 following his conviction on an illegal drug charge last…

10 grams of shabu seized in Virac buy-bust operation

A 40-year-old unemployed man yielded 10 grams of shabu in a buy-bust operation that went down inside a boarding house in Virac last week. According to the report, joint elements…

Construction worker nabbed for selling gun, shabu possession

A 32-year-old construction worker was yielded a loaded gun and a sachet of shabu in a sting operation conducted by the Catanduanes police in Virac last week. The suspect was…

CA frees accused in drugs case over lacking witness testimony

For failure of the prosecution to present a key witness, the Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a Virac resident caught in possession of illegal drugs in his…