P138K shabu seized from Duljo Fatima pusher

Carmel Loise Matus 08/13/2016

ABOUT P138,600 worth of shabu were seized from a barangay Duljo Fatima resident who rented an apartment in Sitio Cruzan, Barangay Bulacao, Talisay City Friday evening. John Mar Jaymen Abelgas alias “Opao” was arrested by Talisay City…

Giving the drug war a ‘face’

Rina Jimenez-David 08/02/2016

Perhaps what so turned off PDu30 about the front-page Inquirer photo of the body of Michael Siaron cradled in the arms of his weeping widow Jennilyn Olayres, which he dismissed as “drama” during his State of the…

SONA FROM THE HEART

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus, Edison Delos Angeles, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Julit C. Jainar, Nestle L. Semilla, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/25/2016

True to form, the campaign against illegal drugs and federalism were among the issues emphasized by President Rodrigo Duterte during his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). But what some local government executives expected the President…

Funeral homes talk of unpaid balances

07/25/2016

CONCLUSION As the body count in the war on illegal drugs rises, funeral parlor staff members see no profit in servicing the bodies of people killed in shootouts with police officers. They also could not touch the…

Barangay execs pledge aid in war on drugs

07/25/2016

ABOUT 40 barangay officials of Cebu City signed a covenant with the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) to signify their support in the campaign against illegal drugs yesterday. City Councilor and Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president Philip…

Taliño: ‘No to vigilantes’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/25/2016

Are vigilantes starting to operate in Cebu? Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), on Monday said he received a text message from a group who volunteered to help the…

Surrenderer arrested anew for illegal drugs

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/22/2016

A former street cleaner, who had five weeks earlier, surrendered to the police in line with Oplan Tokhang, was caught repacking 70 grams of shabu when policemen knocked at his house again to see how he was…

With no job offer from govt, surrenderee goes back to drug peddling

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/22/2016

CEBU CITY—He thought that the government would give him a job after he surrendered so he could no longer go back to peddling illegal drugs. But no job came for Nestor Maghanoy. Maghanoy decided to go back…

Drug suspect shot in the leg in Talisay

Rene Alima 07/11/2016

A SUSPECTED drug pusher was shot in his right leg by pursuing Talisay City police in barangay Tangke, Talisay City at past midnight Monday. Jason Capareda, a 31-year-old resident of barangay Lipata is in the hospital pending…

Fears heightened over ‘surrender or die’ reports

Rene Alima 07/09/2016

LAST Sunday, a drug dealer in Lapu-Lapu City. Then, a suspected drug user in Talisay City at dawn, yesterday. What do they have in common? Both were killed just days after failing to heed warnings to stop…

Woman arrested for trying to sneak shabu into jail

Carmel Loise Matus 07/09/2016

A woman who allegedly attempted to sneak in shabu inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) was arrested by jail officials yesterday morning. Romeo Manansala, jail warden, said in a phone interview that the suspect…

Taliño ultimatum: Friday or else…

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/05/2016

  If President Rodrigo Duterte has zero tolerance on illegal drugs and crime, so does appear Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, the newly installed director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) and a former chief…

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