Alleged drug personality killed in buy-bust operation in Mandaue also a gun-for-hire, says police

Futch Anthony Inso 04/24/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu –  Policemen in Lapu-Lapu City are looking at the possible involvement of a high value individual (HVI), who was killed in a buy-bust operation in Mandaue City at dawn on Saturday, in the killings…

Man nabbed with P7M worth of ’shabu’  in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 03/30/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A 40-year-old man was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Seabreeze, Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City, on Wednesday evening, March 29, 2023. The arrested suspect was identified as Ramelo Carungay Aguitong, a native of Dalaguete…

Suspected drug pusher, who also sells illegal drugs to tourists, nabbed in Bohol

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The anti-narcotics agency here arrested in Panglao, Bohol an alleged drug pusher, who is also accused of selling the contraband to tourists, both local and foreign ones. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas…

High-value individual arrested in Mandaue buy-bust 

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/21/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Over P720,000 worth of suspected shabu were confiscated by personnel of the Basak Police Station in Mandaue City in a buy-bust operation conducted in Sitio San Lorenzo, Barangay Jagobiao, here at about 10:56 p.m on…

‘Bodegera’ nabbed in Lapu-Lapu drug bust charged

Futch Anthony Inso 03/20/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City police have already filed charges against an alleged “bodegera” and an alleged “delivery woman” of illegal drugs, who was arrested during a last week’s buy-bust operation in Sitio Shooting Star, Barangay…

2 men yield 2 kilos of shabu in Cebu City buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sarara 03/11/2023

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental –Suspected shabu worth P14.7 million and weighing exactly 2 kilos were seized from two men during a buy-bust operation in B. Aranas Street, Barangay San Nicolas Proper, Cebu City, past 5 p.m. on…

In Siquijor, female drug surrenderer nabbed with 1 gram of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Angeline June  Morales, 39, was among the drug users and pushers who voluntarily surrendered during the implementation of the Duterte administration’s war on drugs. The self-confessed user and peddler also availed of the government…

Mambaling drug bust: Man caught with P1.3M shabu links inmate to his illegal drug trade

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An inmate is again allegedly linked to the illegal drug trade after the arrest of a Barangay Ermita, Cebu City resident, who was caught with P1.3 million worth of suspected shabu in Barangay…

P4.4-M shabu seized from Talisay, Lapu drug busts

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of P4.4 million of suspected shabu was seized from two suspects in two separate buy-bust operations in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Talisay in a span of just 15 hours. The…

Buy-bust in Consolacion, Cebu yields  P13.6M worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police recovered two kilos of suspected ‘shabu’ worth an estimated P13.6 million from a 38-year-old Cebu City resident during a buy-bust operation conducted  late Thursday, January 26, 2023, in Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town, northern Cebu.…

P3.5M ‘shabu’ seized from call center agent in Lapu-Lapu City buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Call center agent Francis Valendez, 35, was released from jail in October 2022 after he posted bail for a drug-related offense. But he was again arrested in a buy-bust operation Monday night, Jan…

Lapu-Lapu, Talisay drug busts net 2 Cebu City residents, yield P408,000 shabu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two residents of Cebu City were arrested in separate buy-bust operations in the cities of Talisay and Lapu-Lapu on Thursday, Dec. 29. Police confiscated a total of 60 grams of suspected shabu worth…

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