IN PHOTOS: Estimated P70M worth of drugs seized in Taptap, Cebu City

Futch Anthony Inso 06/11/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Three drug personalities were reportedly killed at past 11 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021, in a shootout with anti-drug operatives in Barangay Taptap here.  Seized from the suspects, who were on board a Toyota Vios…

Talisay Youth urged: Fight illegal drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The youth of Talisay City in southern Cebu have been encouraged to proactively fight the spreading use of illegal drugs among their age group. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” gave this challenge to the…

Single mom nabbed with P1.2 M shabu in Asturias buy-bust

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Illegal drugs worth at least P1.2 million were seized from a female suspect during a buy-bust operation held at dawn on Monday, November 9, in Asturias town. The suspect, who was identified as…

Drugs eyed in brutal killing of Carcar resident

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Was the brutal killing of a Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City resident, who was shot and hacked dead on Sunday morning, November 1, 2020, a drug-related crime? This is one of the…

Chan to public: Help us fight crime, report illegal activities to police

Futch Anthony Inso 10/22/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is urging the public to help prevent crimes in their areas by reporting illegal activities there to the Philippine National Police (PNP). “Atoang panawagan ipadayon nato ang…

Ygot’s death to cripple drug trade in CV — Ferro

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Central Visayas are expecting that the drug trade in Cebu will be crippled for some time without one of its strongest players in the game. Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director…

Ex-convict arrested again

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It seems that selling drugs is a hard habit to break for Eduardo Templa Sambilad. This after the 38-year-old ex-convict was arrested anew by personnel of the Intelligence Unit of the Cebu Police Provincial Office…

Technical Working Group formed to help beef up security in Cebu City Jail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Technical Working Group (TWG) has been formed to work on improving security measures in the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan here. The TWG was formed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

Cebu City police reports: 60 million worth of shabu confiscated in two weeks

Immae Lachica 09/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— In just two weeks, P60 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated by police in Cebu City. This was reported by Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director Police Colonel Josefino Ligan during his online…

Cebu City drug busts: 2 HVIs nabbed with P408K shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Possession and selling of illegal drugs charges are being readied against two men, who were caught with P407,000 worth of suspected shabu in two separate anti-illegal drugs operations on Sunday, September 27, in…

Fisherman wanted for illegal drugs nabbed in Daanbantayan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A wanted fisherman, who escaped an illegal buy-bust operation last January 2020, was arrested by the Provincial Intelligence Unity (PIU) of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) in Sitio Hillside, Barangay Bakhawan, Daanbantayan,…

Barangay drug clearing program key to winning war against illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay drug clearing program is one of the keys that would indicate that the law has won against the war on illegal drugs. This is what Director Levi Ortiz of Philippine Drug…

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