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…

2 Lorega residents nabbed with P360k worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Cebu City confiscated 53 grams of suspected shabu which they traced from a supplier who is now detained at the Cebu City Jail. The illegal drugs were confiscated from the possession…

Buy-bust in Cebu City brgy yields P6.9M shabu, nets 2 men

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A mechanic and a construction worker were arrested with nearly P7 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during a buy-bust operation at around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, May 28, at Cabantan Street in Barangay…

Asturias bust: P816 shabu sends former female inmate back to jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It only took nearly five months after being released from jail and P816 worth of suspected shabu to send a former female inmate back to prison. This after police caught Gretchen Ortega, 32,…

PDL with links to couple nabbed with P3.4M drugs isolated

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Person Deprived of Liberty (PDL) detained in the male dormitory of the Cebu City Jail, who reportedly had links with a couple who was arrested for drugs is now put in an…

Abueva: We don’t have a perfect facility

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The “smuggling” of contraband at the male dormitory of the Cebu City Jail is something that they continue to work on, says Jail Superintendent Jose Abueva. Abueva, who admitted that they do not…

Labella: Warden, guards to lose stipend if smuggling drugs in jail continues

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is not pleased with the recent results of a greyhound operation or surprise inspection at the Cebu City Jail where illegal drugs smuggled into the jail were confiscated.…

P1.1M worth of drugs seized in Cebu City Jail raid

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Illegal drugs worth over P1 million were among those confiscated in a greyhound operation at the Cebu City Jail on Thursday dawn, May 6, 2021. Jail Superintendent Jose Rusylvi Abueva, warden of the Cebu City…

Cebu City Jail warden’s concern: Contrabands, congestion

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Jail warden Jose Abueva said that sneaking of contrabands and cell congestion remain a challenge for him.  Abueva, who sat as jail warden last October 2020, said that aside from persons…

Montebon eyes to donate more to PDLs

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —After learning that  Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) at the Cebu City Jail male dormitory were grateful for his help, Cebuano sportsman Voltaire Montebon is looking to do more. Montebon, who represents the Hiroshi…

Labella mulls extension of Dunol Program for one day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is giving time for families of persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) to give food and gifts to their incarcerated loved ones this New Year. The families may…

Cebu City Jail’s ‘dunol’ resumes on Dec. 29

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuanos with relatives who are detained at the Cebu City Jail will now have a chance to send food and other essentials to their loved ones. Starting this Tuesday, December 29, the Bureau…

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