PDEA-7 agents shut down Lahug ‘drug den’, nab 3 men, seize P68K shabu

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities shut down a suspected drug den in a barangay in Cebu City on Friday evening, March 4; arrested 3 drug personalities; and confiscated P68,000 worth of suspected shabu. Reynaldo O. Pantujan, 38;…

Capitol mulls buying gensets for all barangays in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is planning to purchase generator sets to be distributed to all barangays in the province. In a report by Sugbo News, the Capitol’s media arm, Garcia announced during her…

Residents living near coastlines urged: Help PDEA-7 monitor areas for illegal activities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents living near the vast shorelines in the region are encouraged monitor their respective areas and report to authorities any possible suspicious activities there. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, made the appeal because this…

PDEA-7 to Cebu City brgys: Help us monitor transients in your areas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangays are encouraged to help monitor the activities of the transients in their areas, especially of their possible engagement in illegal drug activities. Leia Alcantara, spokesperson of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

Alcantara accident: Girl dead, 10 others hurt after van collides with motorcycle

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 06/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A family beach outing ended in tragedy when the van they were riding on collided with a motorcycle causing the death of a 14-year-girl and injury to 10 others in the early morning…

KCS Computer-Mandaue looks to bounce back

Glendale G. Rosal 04/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue City is seeking to bounce back from a loss when it takes on the Tubigon Bohol Mariners on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup at the Alcantara Civic…

Thursday games of Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup postponed

Glendale G. Rosal 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pending the resolution on the issues surrounding the the controversial game between the ARQ Builders—Lapu Lapu City Heroes and the Siquijor Mystics in the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, the management of the league decided to…

Vismin Super Cup in Alcantara 90% ready — hoops league exec

Glendale G. Rosal 03/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the tipoff draws near, the official venue of the much-awaited Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup in Alcantara town, southwestern Cebu, is nearing the completion of its big renovation. The sleepy coastal town will…

Alcantara to host Visayas leg of Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup

Glendale Rosal 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a thorough and careful assessment, the Pilipinas Vismin Super Cup has found its home in the sleepy town of Alcantara in southwestern Cebu.  Alcantara, roughly a hundred kilometers away (94.9 km) from…

Three-year-old boy drowns in Alcantara spring

05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A three-year-old boy from Barangay Manga in Alcantara, Cebu, was found dead in a spring on Saturday morning, May 30, 2020. Police Chief Master Sergeant Jeremias Elardo of Alcantara Police Station said that…

With drug lord’s gone in CV, PDEA-7’s shifts focus to high value targets

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the drug lords no longer in Central Visayas, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) is now focusing on high value targets. Thess Tiuzen, PDEA-7 deputy regiional director, said that…

Lawyer caught with dried marijuana leaves at airport, posts bail

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The lawyer, who was caught with dried marijuana leaves inside a cigarette pack while entering Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at past 10 a.m. last Friday, November 15, 2019, has posted bail. According…

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