PDEA-7: Internal cleansing among agents is one of the agency’s priorities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Planting evidence during operations is among the criticism the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) receives. But should there be legitimate complaints regarding illegal deeds committed by their agents, the PDEA-7 office is open…

Errand boy, 6 others arrested in drug den in Basak San Nicolas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rodillo Cabillo, 41, earns as an errand boy. But he wanted to earn more, the reason why he started to operate a drug den in his home in Barangay Basak San Nicolas in…

25-year-old man nabbed with P1.2M worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old man was arrested with around P1.2 million worth of ‘shabu’ during a buy-bust operation late Thursday night, September 16, 2021, along A Lopez Street in barangay Labangon, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Lapu-Lapu cops net P680K shabu, nab ‘drug peddler’ from Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Intensified drug operations and more police visibility have made it more difficult for drug peddlers to operate in the city. Police Lieutenant Noah Añana, deputy chief of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office Drug…

Live-in partners, companion nabbed with P102k worth of ‘shabu’ in Liloan town

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A live-in partner and an alleged cohort were arrested with P102,000 worth of ‘shabu’ in Sitio Kabangcalan, Barangay Jubay, Liloan town, past 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, police said. Police identified the…

Former drug detainee caught again in Capitol Site drug bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 47-year-old former drug detainee will end up in jail again after he was caught in a drug bust in Barangay Capitol Site here at around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021.…

P2.3M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Mambaling drug bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man who would source his supply of illegal drugs with the help of a detainee at the Cebu City Jail was arrested Monday night, July 19, with P2.3 million worth of suspected…

CCPO: Fewer drugs expected in Cebu City streets after P30M drug haul

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen of the Cebu City Police Office or CCPO are expecting fewer illegal drugs in the city after they confiscated P30 million worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Mambaling,…

P30M worth of ‘shabu’ seized from buy-bust turned armed encounter in Mambaling

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 07/09/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Two suspected drug personalities were killed in a buy-bust operation-turned-armed encounter on Thursday night, July 8, 2021, in Barangay Mambaling, here. Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) agents seized a total of 4.5 kilos of suspected…

P1M worth of drugs seized; 1 suspect nabbed, 1 escaped in Brgy. Lahug bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around P1 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ were seized from two suspects one of whom managed to escape in a buy-bust operation conducted in Sitio Laguerta, Barangay Lahug in Cebu City, past 4…

‘Missing cousins’ nabbed with P20K shabu in Banawa buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two cousins, whose families reported as missing on a Facebook post on May 19, were caught with P20,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Banawa, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City on…

13 construction workers nabbed for turning bunkhouse into drug den

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around P748,000 worth of ‘shabu’ were seized, a drug den was dismantled, and 16 individuals including 13 construction workers were arrested in two separate anti-drug operations conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

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