2 cops test positive for illegal drugs in random drug test

Benjie B. Talisic 02/16/2018

TWO policemen tested positive for illegal drugs during a random drug test conducted last January 31 in Lapu-Lapu City and Cebu City. About 100 policemen from the Regional Special Operations Group (RSOG-7) of Lapu-Lapu City and Station…

Teen widows and the war on drugs

Rina Jimenez-David 02/13/2018

Today is Valentine’s Day, and what an irony that it coincides with the Catholic feast of Ash Wednesday, which ushers in the Lenten season. Commentators make much of the irony that today is also, in the Catholic…

Policemen visit schools to convince kids to stay away from illegal drugs

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/10/2018

ASIDE from conducting anti-illegal drug operations and arrests, policemen in Cebu also visit different schools in the hope of convincing children to stay away from illegal drugs. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, Deputy Mayor on Police Matters,…

KIDS INTO DRUGS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 02/10/2018

At age 10, Loloy (not his real name) was hooked on illegal drugs — a habit that went on for two years. Aside from using shabu (crystal meth), the preteen boy also delivered prohibited drugs house-to-house, lured…

Dismissed Air Force member, 2 others, arrested for selling drugs

Chris Ligan 02/01/2018

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU- Three street level drug pushers were arrested in two buy-bust operations conducted by the city’s police operatives on Thursday dawn. Arrested were dismissed Air Force member Marlo Bocog, 41, a resident of Barangay…

Surprise drug test for Lapu cops

Norman V. Mendoza, Rene F. Alima 01/30/2018

ABOUT 35 police officers in five Lapu-Lapu City police precincts that attended a seminar on criminal profiling underwent a surprise drug test at the city’s police headquarters. Chief Insp. Mark Gifter Sucalit, City Intelligence Branch (CIB) chief…

Bantayan captain nabbed for drugs

Benjie B. Talisic 01/29/2018

A BARANGAY captain was arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs and for illegal possession of firearms in an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Hilogtongan in Bantayan in northern Cebu. Rey Christopher Paclibar, 58, Hilotongan barangay captain, was…

LOVE AND DRUGS : ‘DRUG MULE’ CAUGHT

Benjie B. Talisic 01/28/2018

Woman who came to Cebu to marry a foreigner is caught with P11M worth of shabu she was to transport to Osaka, Japan Doretea Moyes, a 61-year-old Filipina from Quezon province who holds an Australian passport, came…

Drug pushers, users arrested in Consolacion

Benjie B. Talisic 01/25/2018

Police authorities seized 13 small sachets of shabu in two separate drug bust operations Wednesday evening in Consolacion town, Cebu. Three drug pushers and five users were also arrested by the operatives. In Barangay Pulpogan, Mark Jay…

Tight watch vs party drugs, rowdy crowds

Benjie Talisic, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/17/2018

  Despite the ban on parties imposed by the Cebu City government during the Sinulog, authorities will still be on the lookout for rowdy crowds and illegal drugs. The city has imposed a liquor ban and a…

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