High-value target arrest gives PDEA-7 efforts major boost

Benjie B. Talisic 01/14/2018

Suspect claims she was police asset, denies Kerwin Espinosa, drug links Last Thursday’s arrest of a 29-year-old woman, whom the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) tagged as among the high-value targets included in the…

PDEA-7 seizes P250K shabu in separate operations in Cebu

Benjie B. Talisic 11/07/2017

A total P250,000 worth of shabu were seized by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in separate operations in Cebu on Tuesday, according to the agency’s regional information officer, Lea Albiar. Anti-drug…

No contrabands found in Cebu City Jail female dorm

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/16/2017

The female dormitory of the Cebu City Jail was found to be free of illegal drugs and other contrabands during a greyhound operation early Monday morning. According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7, which led…

PDEA-7 takes on new role with new chief at helm

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 10/13/2017

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) is preparing to take on anew the role of taking the lead in the government’s war on illegal drugs in the region but with more optimism as a…

TOKHANG ENDS

Inquirer.net, Nestle L. Semilla 10/12/2017

PDEA-7 says it is ready to take on the drug war  The Philippine National Police (PNP) has formally ordered the termination of Oplan Tokhang after Malacañang transferred all the anti-drugs operations to the jurisdiction of the Philippine…

P5M worth of drugs seized in Ermita

Benjie Talisic, Winston P. Ensomo 08/29/2017

At least P5 million worth of illegal drugs was recovered from a couple suspected of selling shabu in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday, August 28. The buy-bust operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

One for all, all for one

Nestle L. Semilla 08/25/2017

CRIMINALITY, ILLEGAL DRUGS, TERRORISM As the war on illegal drugs and all forms of criminality escalates, law enforcers in the region turned to other government agencies and local government units for help. The Armed Forces of the…

Hotels, inns urged to help prevent crimes

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 08/25/2017

Cebu City police have tapped the owners of hotels and pension houses in Cebu City in preventing illegal drug trades and crimes. In a seminar on Friday, August 25, the Fuente Police Station, Cebu City Special Weapons…

PDEA-7 to train security men of Mango bars

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 08/22/2017

OWNERS and managers of 30 bars along Mango Avenue in uptown Cebu City agreed to let their security personnel be trained by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7). PDEA-7 Director Yogi Filemon Ruiz said…

PDEA-7 orders banks to freeze Sabalones’ assets

Chris Ligan, Winson Ensomo 08/11/2017

Personnel from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA 7) and a court sheriff served Provisional Asset Preservation Orders (PAPO) that freezes the assets of alleged drug lord Franz Sabalones in two banks in Cebu…

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