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U.S. teen arrested in Russia for medical marijuana

Sep 04, 2019 - 7:16 PM

Audrey Elise Lorber 'kept the narcotic substance for her personal use' but the US use permit 'is not valid on Russian territory,' says Saint Petersburg's courts press service

Ex-SexBomb Girl Sheena Flores de Castro on drug arrest: 'It’s not true'

Jul 18, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Sheena Flores de Castro, who is now based in the United States, clarifies that she is not the 'former SexBomb Girl member Sheena Joana Uypico' who was arrested in Laguna for drug possession

Former SexBomb Girl Sheena Joana Uypico busted for shabu possession

Jul 17, 2019 - 5:47 PM

(UPDATED) Sheena Joana Uypico, along with her sister and a male companion, were caught with shabu worth P40,000

Labor leader sentenced to prison for illegal gun possession

Jun 04, 2019 - 12:02 AM

The San Mateo regional trial court judge says Marklen Maga of the Kilusang Mayo Uno failed to show proof that the firearm was not his

Son of slain mayor Parojinog gets life term for drug possession

May 31, 2019 - 1:28 PM

Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 79 Judge Nadine Jessica Corazon Fama also orders Reynaldo Parojinog Jr to pay a P500,000-fine

GUILTY. Reynaldo Parojinog Jr is found guilty of drug possession charges on May 31, 2019. Photo from PNP

Agusan del Sur mayoral bet arrested over firearms

May 11, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Police in Caraga Region also arrest 4 others for violating the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act

SEIZED. Authorities confiscate guns from a mayoral bet in Rosario, Agusan del Sur, after serving a search warrant against him on May 11, 2019. Photo from CaragaPulis Pio Facebook page

Surigao del Sur mayor nabbed for firearms, marijuana possession

May 09, 2019 - 7:42 PM

Reelectionist Lingig Mayor Roberto Luna Jr is also found in possession of P2 million worth of cash in P100 bills – money which the police believe is meant for buying votes

ARRESTED. Lingig, Surigao del Sur Mayor Roberto Luna Jr is arrested days before election day. PNP photo

Banaue car crash 'victims' arrested for possession of marijuana

Mar 25, 2019 - 10:03 PM

Ifugao police confiscate 7 packs of dried marijuana leaves from the occupants who tried to leave their car after figuring in a road accident at Sitio Baag in Tam-an, Banaue

ROAD ACCIDENT. Ifugao police respond to a road accident in Banaue, Ifugao on Sunday morning, March 24, only to arrest the occupants for possession of marijuana. Photo from Hingyon Municipality

NDF consultant Gamara, priest arrested in Cavite

Mar 21, 2019 - 3:08 PM

National Democaratic Front consultant Renante Gamara was one of the rebel consultants in the failed peace talks with the Duterte administration

NDF CONSULTANT. Renante Gamara is arrested inside a 'safehouse' in Imus, Cavite. Photo from Karapatan

DOJ subpoenas Batuan, Masbate mayor, vice mayor

Feb 25, 2019 - 5:22 PM

Prosecutors ask the Yusons to explain the illegal possession of firearms charges filed against them by the police

Zambales farmer arrested for firearms possession

Feb 07, 2019 - 9:41 PM

Samuel Obispo, 45, is facing charges of violating Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition Act of 2013

DETAINED. Samuel Obispo (second from right) is detained at the San Narciso Municipal Police Station in Zambales. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

‘The Possession of Hannah Grace’ review: A dull kind of dark

Jan 27, 2019 - 9:09 PM

'The Possession of Hannah Grace' is both stale and disposable

NDF consultant Rafael Baylosis cleared of firearms possession charges

Jan 15, 2019 - 2:09 PM

The peace talks consultant will file countercharges against all police and military men involved in his illegal arrest

CHARGES DISMISSED. Rafael Baylosis was arrested on January 31, 2018 – the first communist leader to be rearrested when President Rodrigo Duterte canceled the peace talks at the time. Rappler file photo

Planted evidence? Wife says Vic Ladlad can't use guns due to health condition

Nov 08, 2018 - 12:36 PM

National Democratic Front consultant Vic Ladlad has emphysema and a 'severe heart condition,' and any physical confrontation can exhaust him, says his wife Fides Lim

LOOKING FOR VIC. Fides Lim blocks the vehicle carrying her husband, arrested NDFP peace consultant Vic Ladlad, at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on November 8, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

NDF consultant Vic Ladlad arrested for illegal possession of firearms

Nov 08, 2018 - 11:07 AM

Vicente Ladlad's wife claims the guns and ammunition were planted

DEFIANT. NDFP peace consultant Vic Ladlad gestures during his transfer from Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City to Camp Karingal in Quezon City on November 8, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Barangay chairman, 4 others in Davao Oriental arrested for shabu

Oct 19, 2018 - 5:27 PM

Davao Police said the chairman of Barangay Macangao, Lupon, Davao Oriental is in the narco list the PNP submitted to President Duterte

Negros Occidental town vice mayor, husband surrender

Sep 12, 2018 - 6:57 PM

A police checkpoint in December 2017 found grenades, guns and suspected drugs inside the car of the Yulo couple

Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo and her husband, Felix Mathias Yulo III, were subjects of two arrest warrants issued by La Carlota City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 63 Judge Cyclamen Jison-Fernandez on August 20 after they were charged for illegal possession of explosives, and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

Makati businessman in viral video nabbed for illegal firearms possession

Aug 24, 2018 - 6:44 PM

Cops raid Magallanes Village homes of businessman Arnold Padilla. They later arrest Padilla and his bodyguard.

ARRESTED. Makati businessman Arnold Padilla is nabbed for illegal possession of firearms. All photos from NCRPO

Makati police sue lawyers for ‘constructive possession’ of drugs

Aug 17, 2018 - 5:55 PM

(UPDATED) Constructive possession is defined as having dominion or control of a place where the drugs are found. The lawyers are newly hired by an owner of the bar.

After prosecutor killings, PNP sets firearms application caravan for DOJ

Jun 11, 2018 - 12:51 PM

The Philippine National Police is set to roll out a caravan to process firearms permits of Department of Justice prosecutors

AMBUSH VICTIM. Madonna Ednaco Tanyag is slain in broad daylight on June 4. Photo from Cris Tanyag's Facebook Page

He is insane. He is possessed.

Jun 10, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Dear children, as for those who dare to teach you error, pray for them and forgive them. They might be insane or possessed. They need God.

Fugitive Councilor Ardot Parojinog nabbed in Taiwan

May 24, 2018 - 9:34 AM

Ricardo 'Ardot' Parojinog is the brother of Ozamiz Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, who was shot dead in a police operation last year

NABBED. Ricardo Parojinog is put on the immigration lookout as government continues to investigate members of the Parojinog clan for drug links. Photo from the Misamis Occidental Provincial Government website

Duterte adviser prevails upon military to release arrested Lanao mayor

May 19, 2018 - 9:41 AM

The military releases arrested Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago to the custody of a politician – Presidential Adviser Abdullah Daba Mama-o – despite evidence that he possessed high-powered firearms

MAMAO'S LETTER. Secretary Abdullah Daba Mama-o asks the military to release a mayor arrested for possession of high-powered firearms

Police file homicide charges vs ambushed lawyer

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:32 PM

QCPD says these cases are 'procedural'

Arrest of leftist leaders Baylosis, Roque lawful, says prosecutor

Feb 02, 2018 - 8:47 PM

The prosecutor recommends no bail for the offense of illegal possession of explosives, and a P120,000 bail bond for the offense of illegal possession of firearms

BAYLOSIS' FREEDOM. Lualhati Baylosis (center) wife of NDFP consultant Rafael Baylosis, join eaders of progressive groups call for the release of Baylosis at a press conference in Quezon City on February 2, 2018. Baylosis was detained at Camp Crame after his re-arrest on January 31 in Quezon City. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Marcos ‘son’ arrested in Clark Freeport for guns, grenades

Dec 08, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Edilberto del Carmen, who claims that his real name is Angel Ferdinand Marcos Marcos, says he's also in possession of original treaties entered into by the United States

QUESTIONED. CIDG-Pampanga officers ask Edilberto del Carmen (right) about the firearms, bullets, and hand grenades found in his rented villa in Fontana Leisure Park in Clark Freeport, Pampanga. Contributed photo

Pastor arrested in Davao City for carrying 'illegal' pistol

Oct 23, 2017 - 7:20 PM

The 36-year-old pastor is found with a Colt MK IV .45 caliber pistol, but without the legal documents to prove he is a licensed firearm owner

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Aaron Carter speaks up on DUI, alleged drug possession arrest

Jul 17, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Never be bullied into silence Never allow yourself to be made a victim Accept no one s definition of your life; define yourself Aaron tweets after the arrest

North Cotabato Mayor Cuan arrested

Oct 29, 2016 - 3:22 PM

The police say the raid was conducted on reports that suspected illegal drugs and unlicensed firearms are stored in his warehouse and in his residence but no illegal drugs were found

Matobato wants illegal firearms case transferred to Manila

Oct 24, 2016 - 7:51 PM

Edgar Matobato s camp cites threats to his life if the case is heard in Davao City where he has linked President Duterte and the local police to the vigilante group Davao Death Squad

Ex-foreign journo arrested for drug use in super strict Indonesia

Oct 10, 2016 - 7:18 PM

The Briton David Fox and Australian businessman Giuseppe Serafino are detained for allegedly possessing small quantities of hashish

Gun owners tell SC: PNP fees 'exorbitant'

Jul 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Gun owners want the Supreme Court to stop to the PNP FEO’s collection of fees for gun ownership licenses

Movies playing this week: 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Trophy Wife' and more

Jul 30, 2014 - 6:04 PM

Catching a movie this week? Take your pick

'Da Possessed' Review: A rushed return

Apr 20, 2014 - 9:45 PM

How does this horror comedy measure up to Vhong Navarro s body of work?

VHONG AND SOLENN. Movie reviewer Zig Marasigan remarks that the film does pull off some laughs, but misses out on the opportunity for a better story. Screengrab from YouTube

Weekly movie guide: (April 16)

Apr 16, 2014 - 12:07 PM

Plenty of new movies playing this week – there s the new Vhong Navarro starrer Hollywood blockbusters and thrillers and comedies too

Vhong Navarro, Solenn Heussaff to star in horror-comedy

Mar 17, 2014 - 3:51 PM

The actors are set to star in horror comedy film Da Possessed

MEET ANNA. Solenn Heussaff stars alongside Vhong Navarro in 'Da Possessed'. Screengrab from Solenn Heussaff's Instagram (solennheussaff)

US congressman Radel pleads guilty to cocaine possession

Nov 21, 2013 - 12:22 AM

First term US congressman Trey Radel pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation

Brillante Mendoza's ‘Sapi:' Half-hearted horror

Nov 09, 2013 - 11:00 AM

Sapi suffers from its own demons It is a film cursed with a lack of cohesion and half hearted direction

DISPASSIONATE HORROR. A film as flawed as "Sapi" may be the actual work of the devil. Photo from the film's Facebook

Brillante Mendoza's 'Sapi:' The horror of reality

Nov 06, 2013 - 3:57 PM

Cannes Best Director Brillante Mendoza talks to G Tongi about his horror film Sapi and the thin line between fiction and reality

[Two Pronged] The other woman

Oct 20, 2013 - 10:11 AM

Miss Right Love Wrong Time leaves chusero fiancé finds soulmate in married boss

Aides of Leyte mayoral bet face gun ban charges

May 06, 2013 - 1:45 PM

The mayoral race in Inopacan Leyte is expected to be a tight and tense race

Mayweather foe arrested for gun possession

Mar 29, 2013 - 1:09 PM

Floyd Mayweather s next opponent Robert Guerrero was arrested for trying to take a handgun onto an airplane

Comelec allowed to take over PCOS warehouse

Dec 28, 2012 - 7:39 PM

The Comelec gets to keep 79 000 ballot counting machines in a Cabuyao warehouse after a court issues a writ of possession

Two movies on top of US box office

Sep 24, 2012 - 5:11 AM

End of Watch and House at the End of the Street joint top the American box office

'END OF WATCH' STARS Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena at the LA premiere of the movie. Image from the movie's Facebook page

'The Possession' still tops in US

Sep 10, 2012 - 3:33 AM

Looks like people really love scary movies — and Batman

'THE POSSESSION' SOUNDTRACK COVER from the movie's Facebook page

'The Possession' tops N. America box office

Sep 04, 2012 - 1:46 PM

Here are the movies that did well in the US box office

IMAGE FROM THE POSTER of 'The Possession' from Facebook