Nine caught, P100K shabu seized in Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 04/22/2018

Nine persons were arrested while more than P100,000 worth of shabu were seized by Lapu-Lapu City police in two separate drug busts last Saturday. In Sitio Kalinga, Barangay Mactan, police arrested 40-year-old Neregan Rombo and 46-year-old Maribel…

P2-M worth of shabu seized in Tejero buy-bust

Benjie B. Talisic 04/18/2018

Two million worth of suspected shabu were seized in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Sampaguita, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City past 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. Superintendent Glenn Mayam, Drug Enforcement Group (DEG)-Central Visayas chief identified the suspect…

Illegal butane refilling station raided in Lapu; P1M worth of equipment seized

Benjie B. Talisic and Nestle L. Semilla 04/16/2018

  Police raided an illegal butane-refilling station in Lapu-Lapu City and confiscated nearly a million pesos worth of refilling equipment on Monday. Supt. Dexter Calacar, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office Mobile Force commander, said that they also arrested…

Few contraband seized behind bars in surprise raids in the cities of Cebu and Lapu

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 04/12/2018

A simultaneous greyhound operation was conducted by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in City jails in Lapu-Lapu and Cebu City. In Cebu City, operatives…

Almost P9M worth of marijuana plants seized in Tagbao

Ador Mayol 04/11/2018

CEBU CITY– Close to P9 million worth of marijuana plants were seized by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in the mountain village of Tagbao in Cebu City on Tuesday. In a…

P3M shabu seized from couple believed to be Sabalones’ underlings

Ador Mayol 04/11/2018

Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) arrested two alleged underlings of self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones in a drug bust in Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City on Tuesday evening. Spouses Misael and Janice…

DOE-7 challenges legality of release of seized butane refill equipment

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/09/2018

The Department of Energy (DOE-7) regional office questioned on Monday the legality of the release order issued by the Cebu Provincial Legal Office (PLO) of confiscated butane refilling and delivery equipment. DOE-7 Legal Officer Russ Mark Gamallo…

P300K seized in Quiot drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 04/07/2018

ABOUT P300,000 worth of shabu were seized in a drug bust at Barangay Quiot, Cebu City at past 4 pm Saturday. The 31-year-old suspect was identified as Eric Glenn Villacrota, a resident of the area. Chief Insp.…

Barber nabbed in buy-bust ops; P141K shabu seized

Benjie B. Talisic 04/07/2018

A barber was arrested in a police buy-bust operation in Barangay Calamba, Cebu City at around 5:30 p.m on Saturday (April 07). The suspect was identified as Leo Escarez, 47, a resident of the same barangay. Police…

Seized Porsche stern warning to smugglers

Nestle L. Semilla 04/06/2018

THE two jets skis and a luxury vehicle confiscated at the Cebu port in the last two months will serve as a stern warning to smugglers that the government is serious on its intensified campaign to stop…