Killing of man in Brgy. Tisa could be drug-related, says police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Turf dispute may be the possible motive in the killing of a man in Sitio Kadasig Phase III in Barangay Tisa, here, on Tuesday evening, November 29, 2022. Police Major Janelito Marquez, chief of…

18-year-old ‘notorious hitman’ of drug personalities nabbed in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The suspect in the shooting to death of a man in Barangay Hipodromo in Cebu City last Sunday, November 20, 2022, was arrested during a joint buy-bust operation by the Parian Police Station…

PDEA-7 agents shut down two suspected drug dens in Cebu City, Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two suspected drug dens in Cebu and Bohol were simultaneously shut down in separate operations at past 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. Separate teams of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

P111M worth of shabu seized in one day in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P111 million worth of suspected shabu was seized in Central Visayas with 199 drug personalities arrested during a one-day anti-criminality operations from July 9 to July 10, 2022. Police Brigadier General…

Inmates helping run drug business from inside city jail should be addressed – CCPO exec

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña and Jewil Anne Tabiolo 03/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City policemen are trying to find ways to cut the link between inmates inside the Cebu City Jail and those drug personalities outside the jail, who are running their illegal drug…

Police identify 3 suspects in killing of an “asset” in Sitio Lawis

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mambaling police have identified the dead man whose body was found in a vacant lot covered with spinach leaves in Sitio Lawis, Baranggay Mambaling on Sunday afternoon, February 27. The station commander identified…

Drug personalities now more innovative, clever – police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A police official here admitted that drug personalities are now more ‘innovative’ and ‘careful’ in their transactions, which has caused growing concern on the part of the authorities. Police Major Alejandro Batobalonos,  in…

Five drug personalities arrested in three successive Inayawan buy busts

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least five drug personalities were arrested in successive buy-bust operations in Barangay Inayawan, here at dawn on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. A total of 105.76 grams of shabu amounting to P719,168 was…

Cebu City police notes increase in arrested drug personalities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen noticed a positive indication in their relentless arrests of drug personalities here  but admitted that the city’s entry and exit points remain a concern in their fight against the illegal…

Buy-busts in Cebu, Negros yield P700K shabu, net 4 high value individuals

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P700,000 worth of suspected shabu were confiscated and four high value individuals arrested in two separate buy-bust operations in Sibulan town in Negros Oriental and Cebu City today, Saturday, September 25.…

Police to frisk quarantine violators suspected to be drug personalities

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/26/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The chief of the Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team has warned quarantine violators that they will be frisked by the police should they be suspected of being…

Bohol drug den raid leads to arrest of five drug personalities

Immae Lachica 05/06/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A raid and a buy bust operation in a drug den in Dauis town in Bohol by a team from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) on Tuesday, May 5,…

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