9 more barangays in Mandaue set to be declared drug-cleared

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nine more barangays in Mandaue City are expected to be declared drug-cleared soon. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, Mayor Jonas Cortes’ chief of staff and focal person of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC),…

38 brgys, 1 town declared drug-cleared in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 38 barangays and one municipality in Central Visayas have been declared as drug-cleared on April 25 by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7). This brings the overall total to 1,167…

131 drug-cleared, 2 drug-free brgys in CV retain their status

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After 133 barangays  have retained their respective statuses, and 45 applications have been cleared, as of March 31, Central Visayas remains to have 1,125 drug cleared and 116 drug free barangays. However, these…

Brgy. Subangdaku now drug-cleared

Doris C. Bongcac 03/01/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –  Another Mandaue City barangay was given a drug-cleared status by the Regional Oversight Committee on Drug Clearing on Monday, February 28, 2022. Barangay Subangdaku is the third of the city’s 27 barangays to…

Four more barangays in Cebu City drug-cleared

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More Cebu City barangays are now drug cleared, making the total number of drug-cleared barangay to 11 as of December 4, 2021. The City Office of the Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) announced that…

Mandaue hands Brgy. Bakilid ‘drug-cleared’ incentive 

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Government has formally given the P500,000 incentive to barangay Bakilid on Monday, November 15, 2021, for being the city’s first barangay to be declared drug-cleared. Mayor Jonas Cortes thanked the barangay officials…

Ortiz: Empowered community key to keeping drug-cleared status of brgys

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A least 17 barangays in Siquijor province have managed to retain their drug-cleared status, a status that these received since 2017. And the number continues to grow as 90 other drug-cleared barangays are…

Mandaue police say brgy Tawason could be drug cleared early next year

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City police are hopeful that barangay Tawason will be declared as a drug-cleared barangay early next year as its listed drug offenders are expected to graduate this December from a community-based…

Siquijor: 17 brgys retain drug-cleared status, 90 others undergoing validation

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seventeen of the 107 drug-cleared barangays in Siquijor Province have retained their drug-cleared status this year while the remaining 90 barangays continued to be validated. Leia Alcantara, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

PDEA: 33 Central Visayas villages now drug-cleared, 2 others drug-free

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Two more barangays in Cebu Island were already given a drug-cleared status by law enforcers. Barangays Bakilid in Mandaue City and Tungasan in Olango Island that is part of Lapu-Lapu City were among the 33…

Sudlon 1 HVT nabbed with close to P28 million worth of ‘shabu’

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

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Almost P28 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ was seized from a high-value target who was arrested in a buy-bust operation along the Trans Central Highway in Barangay Babag II in Cebu City past 10:00…

Cebu City has 2 more drug-cleared barangays – CCPO exec

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have made some headway in the war against drugs in the city after the Regional Oversight Committee declared two more barangays in the city as drug-cleared barangays. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

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