NegOr village councilor nabbed for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old incumbent village councilor of Barangay Giligaon in Siaton town, Negros Oriental was arrested this morning, June 4, 2021, with P34,000 worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during the serving of a search warrant…

Dangerous Drugs Board OKs cannabis use for epilepsy

Pocholo Conception 02/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — It’s one small step, but it’s practically one foot in the door. Advocates pushing for the legalization of cannabis (the scientific name of marijuana) as medicine scored a virtual victory when the Dangerous Drugs…

PDEA-7 arrests two women in Kinasang-an drug raid

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) arrested two women in possession of an an estimated P238,000 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation conducted in Barangay Kinasang-an…

Elusive high value target falls in Toledo City

Rosalie Abatayo 10/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police arrested a provincial-level high-value target (HVT), who was in possession of almost P10 million worth of illegal drugs, in a buy-bust operation in Toledo City on Wednesday, October 9. Dandelo Cabajar, 42,…

Police arrest unemployed man with 340K worth of illegal drugs

Benjie Talisic 07/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An unemployed man was collared by police past 10 p.m. on Thursday night, July 18, after he was found in possession of 50 grams of shabu (methamphetamine) in Barangay Suba. Chris John Daymiel, 23, was…

Drilon twits statistics authority over lack of drugs data

Inquirer.net 10/08/2017

Senate Minority Leader Senator Franklin Drilon has criticized the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for failing to provide correct and reliable data that can aid the government’s campaign against illegal drugs. Drilon raised the issue amid the confusion…

‘Nalutsan ta sa shabu sa basura’

Lloyd Suarez 02/19/2017

Bisan ako nagduda gyud nga plantalya lang kadtong mga basura nga gipalusot dinhi sa Sugbo ug gitapok diha sa Tingub, Mandaue gikan sa South Korea. Nagtuo gyud ko nga mga shabu ang gihatod dinhi sa Sugbo unya…

Cordova drug busts yield P400,000 in shabu

Norman V. Mendoza 01/20/2017

In two separate drug busts this morning in Cordova, police confiscated at least 25 grams of shabu, worth more than P400,000. Suspects Antonio Macan, 33, and Wilson Salzar, 30, both from Barangay Bangbang were arrested in the…

Taptap officials working on papers to make village city’s 1st drug-free barangay

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/19/2016

CEBU CITY–The mountain village of Taptap can be the first “drug-free” barangay in Cebu City. Senior Supt. Joel Doria, director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said village officials of Taptap are processing the requirements so…

16 Cebu province barangays are drug free, says CPPO chief

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/12/2016

CEBU CITY–About five months since the administration launched its relentless campaign against illegal drugs, 16 out of 1,066 barangays in Cebu province have declared themselves as “drug-free.” These villages are all located in three municipalities on the…

Community service for Cebu City drug surrenderers okayed

Nestle L. Semilla 11/12/2016

A proposed Cebu City ordinance requiring drug surrenderers to render “voluntary community service” is gaining support from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7), and the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB), although the latter, with caution. In position papers…

3 drug suspects killed

Norman V. Mendoza, Rene F. Alima 10/29/2016

Operations were led by Danao, Compostela, Consolacion police chiefs Within 12 hours, beginning Thursday night, three drug suspects were killed in separate buy-bust operations in northern Cebu conducted by the police chiefs of Danao City and the…

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