Drugs eyed in shooting of cyclist in Mango

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo and Paul Lauro 03/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are eyeing drugs as the possible motive behind the shooting of a cyclist along General Maxilom Avenue, Barangay Cogon Ramos here on Wednesday night, March 16, 2022. This angle was brought up…

Mabolo buy-bust nets man with P816K worth of shabu

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City police on Wednesday, March 2, arrested a drug personality with P816,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation at around 7:15 pm in Baranggay Mabolo, Cebu City. The Cebu City…

Newly installed Talisay police chief vows to continue relentless drugs campaign

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City’s success in its drive against illegal drugs has been considered as one of the ‘proof’ of the effectiveness of the campaign of the Provincial Police. Newly installed city police chief Police…

2 women, 6 others nabbed for drugs in Brgy. Mambaling drug den

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least eight persons including two women were arrested after operatives conducted a buy-bust operation on a drug den in Sitio Tinabangay in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, around 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, October…

‘Drug supplier’ nabbed after PDEA-7 shuts down drug den in Cebu City brgy

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The alleged supplier of illegal drugs in a drug den in Barangay Basak San Nicolas was arrested during a follow-up buy-bust operation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) operatives on Sunday afternoon, September…

Police: Grudge, drugs possible motives in killing of ex-con in Brgy Bulacao, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police investigators are considering personal grudge and illegal drugs as possible motives in the killing of a 27-year-old man in Sitio Cabancalan I, Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City on Saturday night, July 24. Police…

Lapu-Lapu taxi driver gunned down in Compostela

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A taxi driver was gunned down in Barangay Canamucan II in the town of Compostela, northern Cebu on Monday morning, July 19, 2021.  Police Lieutenant Samuel Negro, chief of the Compostela Police Station,…

‘Drug dealer’ uses son as shield, fires at cops, escapes by jumping off cliff

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A suspected drug dealer used his six-year-old son as a shield as he fired at policemen during a buy-bust operation on Thursday night in Talisay City, and jumped off a cliff to make…

CPPO chief to cop-brother of slain bizman: Work with us, help us solve case

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top policeman of Cebu province is calling on the policeman-brother of slain businessman Gavino Sanchez to coordinate with province policemen and help them in the investigation of the murder of his brother…

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…

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