Fewer contraband found at Cebu City Jail

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Morexette Marie Erram 10/20/2017

  Cell phone chargers, a tooter, sharp objects and ropes were confiscated from the male detention cells of the Cebu City Jail during a greyhound operation early on Friday morning. But no drugs were confiscated during the…

No contraband found in Talisay City jail

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2017

All six cells of the Talisay City Jail at Barangay Maghaway in Talisay City were found to be free of any contraband during a greyhound operation on Friday morning. Talisay City Jail Warden Gil Inopia told Cebu…

10 CPDRC jail guards, 2 jail employees suspended, probed for links to contraband smuggling inside jail

Morexette Erram 10/19/2017

Ten jail guards and two jail employees of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) have been placed under a 30-day preventive suspension by Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III since Oct. 13. Davide announced during yesterday’s…

No contrabands found in Cebu City Jail female dorm

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/16/2017

The female dormitory of the Cebu City Jail was found to be free of illegal drugs and other contrabands during a greyhound operation early Monday morning. According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 7, which led…

Visiting privileges suspended for 60 CPDRC inmates

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2017

The visiting privileges of at least 60 inmates in the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) has been suspended starting today after yesterday’s greyhound yielded illegal drugs smuggled and stored in their cells. A greyhound operation…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 10/05/2017

CONTRABAND IN JAIL Netizens were left scratching their heads on why contraband including drugs are still found inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) despite security checks. Donnel Demetillo said, “Is this a joke? A…

10 CPDRC guards fired

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2017

Cebu governor Hilario Davide III has approved the recommendation from the administration of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) to fire 10 jail guards for failing to prevent contraband from getting inside the facility which…

Contraband seized, no drugs found in jail raid

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette Erram 06/22/2017

ASSORTED drug paraphernalia, cell phones and other contraband were seized by police in an Operation Greyhound at the Cebu Provincial Jail at past 8 a.m. Thursday in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City. Acting Provincial Jail Warden Roberto Legaspi…

Surprise Talisay jail inspection yields drugs, mobile phones

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/08/2017

CEBU CITY–At least 28.08 grams of shabu worth P295,994 were among the contrabands seized by the police and jail officers in a surprise inspection inside the Talisay City Jail in Barangay Maghaway, Talisay City around 8 p.m.…

Second Chance staff face probe for contraband mess

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/01/2017

Cebu City Hall is now investigating all personnel inside the Operation Second Chance Center (OSCC) after several contraband, including marijuana and shabu, were recovered in a surprise operation in the facility. Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor on…

Jail contraband

Editorial, Inquirer, Inquirer.net 04/28/2017

There is apparently no end to how prison inmates can get creative when it comes to smuggling contraband items into their cells, specifically drugs; and in the case of the Cebu City Jail, they’ve hit a new…

Inmates surrender contraband items

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/25/2017

  What led to their change of heart? Whether it was out of reverence for the image of Cebu’s patron, Santo Niño, which came to visit the jail facility for a night; or maybe the fear of…

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