Police note increasing number of new players in Cebu City drug trade

Pegeen Maisie M. Sarara 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have observed an increase in the number of newly identified individuals engaged in illegal drug activities here. They, however, were not able to provide figures to support this but in…

Slain Los Baños mayor got death threats after narcolist inclusion – town exec

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 12/05/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Los Baños, Laguna town Mayor Caesar Perez received death threats after being included in the Duterte administration’s “narcolist” or the list of public officials allegedly involved in the drug trade, a municipal official said…

New players in drug trade in Duljo busted; one escaped, two nabbed

Benjie B. Talisic 04/20/2018

A new player in the drug trade escaped arrest during a raid on his house on Thursday evening in Barangay Duljo, Cebu City, but police caught two others in a separate operation a few hours later in…

STOP THE KILLINGS

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/20/2017

ARCHBISHOPS LUIS TAGLE AND JOSE PALMA Two of the most influential archbishops of the Catholic Church have called for an end to the “waste of human lives” in the administration’s war against drugs and asked all sectors…

Suspected drug peddler killed in Mandaue shootout

Norman V. Mendoza 08/09/2017

A SUSPECTED drug peddler was killed in a shootout during a buy-bust operation in Mandaue City Tuesday evening. 39-year old Ariel Parcon allegedly drew a handgun and fought against arresting officers from the Mandaue City Intelligence Branch.…

Two-year window

08/04/2017

Having served his six-month suspension, Barangay Ermita Chairman Felicisimo Rupinta’s newfound enthusiasm for the war against illegal drugs will hopefully translate to Ermita’s inclusion in that coveted list of “drug-free” barangays in Cebu. That would be quite…

Police: No information of a Korean mafia in Mandaue City

Dominic D. Yasay 02/09/2017

AMID President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement on the presence of the Korean mafia in Cebu, the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) has backed up the report of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) in negating such claims. MCPO deputy…

Korean ‘gangsters’

Editorial 02/09/2017

The existence of a Korean crime syndicate in Cebu and the rest of the country reminds us of those countless movies involving a large foreign community in a foreign land in which the host government takes pains…

Three women, 1 other drug suspect nabbed; P1M shabu confiscated

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores, Norman V. Mendoza 11/14/2016

THREE women, two of them sisters, were arrested with over P1 million worth of shabu in a drug bust in Barangay Maguikay, Mandaue City last Saturday dawn. May Ann, Mar Eve Baruel and their accomplice Nestle Canete…

Keeping Kerwin safe

Editorial 11/13/2016

With President Rodrigo Duterte publicly assuring the protection of suspected drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, we hope that everyone assigned to securing the late mayor’s son will make sure he stays alive at least long enough for him…

Journalist fights back, sues cop who tags her under Kerwin’s payroll

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/08/2016

CEBU CITY–A journalist based in Ormoc City, Leyte, has filed a string of complaints against the police chief of Albuera town for allegedly coddling a drug suspect connected to Eastern Visayas’ top drug personality Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa…

TEN COPS IN TROUBLE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Robert Dejon 10/29/2016

Ten police officers, including the former provincial police director of Cebu and a policeman still in active service in Cebu City, are undergoing administrative investigation for their alleged links to Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr., tagged as the…

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