Can a drug-cleared barangay status be reverted?

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays that were declared drug-cleared in Central Visayas can be reverted from their status once barangay officials and the community cease from taking actions in maintaining their status. With 14 barangays in Central…

Garma pushes for more stringent screening of Badac members

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — Expressing alarm on the arrest of a member of the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Badac) in a buy-bust operation, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, Senior Supt. Royina Garma, is pushing for a more stringent…

Badac to be reactivated

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/09/2017

City Hall will soon reactivate the Barangay Anti-drug Abuse Councils (Badac) in Cebu City. This is in line with the city’s thrust to rid the barangays of illegal drugs and other substances starting at the barangay level.…

CPADAO endorses 128 barangays in Cebu Province as drug free

Fe Marie Dumaboc 03/08/2017

  At least 120 barangays out of the 1,066 barangays in Cebu Province will move a step closer to being declared as drug free barangays. This developed after the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) endorsed 128…

Davide asks police, other agencies to reconcile anti-drug campaign data

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/06/2017

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III has called for communication and coordination among anti-drug agencies and law enforcers before any declaration is made to avoid releasing reports that will turn out to be inconsistent. This came after Chief…

Taptap officials working on papers to make village city’s 1st drug-free barangay

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/19/2016

CEBU CITY–The mountain village of Taptap can be the first “drug-free” barangay in Cebu City. Senior Supt. Joel Doria, director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said village officials of Taptap are processing the requirements so…

Mandaue City employee caught in ‘pot session’

Julit C. Jainar 07/13/2016

A job order employee of Mandaue City Hall and his female companion were arrested on Tuesday noon at his residence during the Oplan Tokhang (toktok hangyo) conducted by the operatives of Centro Police Station 1. According to…

Ex-con shot down in Mandaue

Norman V. Mendoza 07/07/2016

AN ex-convict was shot down by policemen at barangay Tingub, Mandaue City at 11 am Thursday. Amelito Mahinay, a 40-year-old resident of sitio Toril, barangay Tingub died on the spot after sustaining a gunshot wound in his…

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