Bid to bring shabu inserted inside bananas to Cebu City Jail foiled, habal habal driver nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 44-year-old habal habal driver or motorcycle for hire driver was arrested after a bunch of ripe bananas he was about to hand over to an “ill inmate” inside the Cebu City Jail…

Cebu City Jail eyes ‘no contact visitation’ facility

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The jail warden of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory said that they look to establish a ‘no contact visitation’ facility after 99 percent of their inmates are already fully vaccinated. Jail Superintendent…

CCPO exec: Majority of those arrested for illegal drugs are new players

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The majority of those arrested for illegal drugs in Cebu City are new players, the police said on Wednesday. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) deputy director for…

Over 7K PDLs at Cebu City Jail get 1st dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Dyrecka Letigio 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over 7, 000 Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) who are now at the male and female dormitories of the Cebu City Jail already received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from the…

Cebu City Jail seniors, detainees with comorbidities first in line to get vaccine jabs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens, detainees with comorbidities, and immuno-compromised persons deprived of liberty (PDL) will be the first ones to be vaccinated at the Cebu City Male Dormitory this month. However, Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva…

Majority of personnel in Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory now vaccinated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost all personnel of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory have received their COVID-19 jabs. Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva confirmed this, saying that the those who haven’t been vaccinated yet are only those…

CIU chief: 90% of arrested drug suspects claim transacting with Cebu City Jail PDLs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office Intelligence Unit said that about 90% of the 100 drug personalities they have arrested since January 2021 claimed to have transacted with Cebu City Jail detainees for their…

Cebu City buy-bust: P800K shabu sends ex-convict back to jail 4 months after his release

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former convict, who has just been released four months ago from the Cebu City Jail, will be behind bars again after he was caught with an estimated P800,000 worth of suspected “shabu”…

Ex-convict arrested with P272K worth of shabu; back in jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Raymond Rosales, 29, was released from the Cebu City Jail in January 2021 after spending more than two years in detention for an illegal drugs case. But after enjoying seven months of freedom, he…

45 inmates with cough and colds at Cebu City Jail segregated, monitored

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 45 inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) or inmates with cough and colds have been segregated from their respective prison cells and monitored. Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva of the Cebu City…

Two individuals nabbed with nearly P2M worth of ‘shabu’ in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two individuals were caught with nearly P2 million worth of ‘shabu’ during a buy-bust operation conducted on Tuesday morning, August 17, 2021, in Cabantan Street in Barangay Luz, here. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy…

Cebu City Jail inmates pit skills in futsal tournament

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory successfully organized its first futsal tournament inside the correctional facility in Barangay Kalunasan here, last Wednesday, July 21. What was initially a simple request from several Persons…

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