Detainees honor the Holy Child

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/09/2018

Lai (not her real name) celebrated her 39th birthday inside the women’s dormitory of the Cebu City Jail on Tuesday. No one from among her relatives came to visit her. Lai was teary-eyed when she saw her…

No contraband found in Danao City jail

Benjie B. Talisic 12/16/2017

Members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), together with Danao City Police Station conducted a greyhound operation at the Danao City Jail on Saturday morning According to Police Inspector Jan Ace Layug, no…

Jail officer transferred after failing drug test

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/13/2017

Pending investigation and a confirmatory test, the jail officer from the Cebu City Jail who was found positive of illegal drug use will be transferred to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology regional office (BJMP-7). Cebu…

Cebu jail guard tests positive for drug use

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/13/2017

  A jail guard of the Cebu City Jail has been found positive of illegal drugs use. According to Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) head Garry Lao, they conducted the surprised drug test to…

Jail security beefed up ahead of holiday visits

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Steffi Kyle Nolido 12/12/2017

Additional personnel will be detailed at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) to ensure security within the premises for the Dec. 25 and 26 visits of families of inmates. Provincial Human Resources and Management Office…

Additional security for provincial jail

Morexette B. Erram 12/12/2017

  ABOUT 39 personnel will be added to the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) on Dec. 25 and 26 to augment security as an estimated 9,000 persons are expected to visit the inmates. Bhobby Nacorda,…

No drugs, fewer contraband in jail

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris Mae Mondragon 12/07/2017

There were no drugs, only fewer drug paraphernalia and other contraband seized in another Operation Greyhound done at one of the buildings of the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, at 5 a.m. yesterday. “The…

American national hangs himself inside NBI jail

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2017

  A few hours after he was arrested for reportedly trafficking minors in his neighborhood, an American took his own life inside the detention cell of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) yesterday dawn.…

CPDRC exec seeks to add 50 more jail personnel

Intern 11/14/2017

WITH a P124-million proposed budget for 2018, the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) plans to hire 50 more personnel to beef up security and to prevent smuggling of contraband in the facility. During their budget…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/01/2017

ARMED VISITOR For a change, netizens applauded the police’s quick arrest of a young man who visited a public cemetery with a loaded gun on All Saints’ Day. Mhona Naquilla wrote, “This person doesn’t recognize the law.…

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