Sinas says DRUG MONEY TO FUND ELECTIONS

Nestle L. Semilla 10/18/2018

Money from the illegal drugs trade is expected to flood the region to finance the campaign of some politicians seeking government posts in next year’s elections, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP). The director of the…

8 City Hall workers found positive for drug use

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/22/2018

Eight personnel from the Cebu City Hall tested positive for illegal drug use. The Cebu City Office on Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) screened 111 employees from the Parks and Playground Commission and the Peace and Order Program…

Conflict in illegal drug trade eyed in Korean’s slay; Garma insists Cebu City remains safe

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 08/27/2018

Police are probing an alleged conflict in the illegal drug trade as the motive behind the killing of Korean National Lee Young Ho inside a motel in Cebu City. Senior Supt. Royina Garma said they found text…

Babag officials intensify anti-illegal drug campaign

Miguel Ernest Ermac, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Norman V. Mendoza 09/15/2017

  Inspired by Barangay Pajo’s aggressive anti-illegal drug campaign, another village in Lapu-Lapu City has launched a similar campaign but minus the “shaming.” Babag Barangay Captain Epifania Augusto led her councilors and village workers in going around…

PDEA-7 to target ‘big fish’ in Cebu City’s barangays

Fe Marie Dumaboc 02/17/2017

  THEY are gunning for the big fish in the illegal drug trade in Cebu City’s barangays. Director Yogi Felimon Ruiz of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that this would be their…

Warden eyes signal jammers for Mandaue jail

Dominic D. Yasay 02/11/2017

THE Mandaue City Jail has proposed to install signal-jamming devices within the facility in its effort to prevent the inmates from engaging in illegal drug activities inside the jail. Mandaue City Jail warden Supt. Renante Rubio has…

A French family and House Bill 2

Jason A. Baguia 01/13/2017

It is Fiesta Señor weekend, when Catholics in the Philippines celebrate the truth that the Savior of the world blessed infancy in his own childhood. In the run-up to the feast day that falls each year on…

Is there peace and order?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/27/2016

(A special CDN series on the Philippine National Police and the war on illegal drugs in Central Visayas) For eight years, Liza Saballa has been working in Hong Kong as an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) to provide…

Bigger precincts for Cebu City police

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/21/2016

THE Cebu City Council pushed for a bigger budget for repairs and improvement of the city’s 11 police precincts in yesterday’s budget hearing for the Peace and Order Program (POP) office. Councilor Jose Daluz III, who sits…

De Lima is in a dilemma

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 11/17/2016

Once perceived as a strong woman and a fighter, Senator Leila de Lima has finally admitted of her weakness. She describes it as “frailties of a woman.” She stumbled on a driver sweet lover. De Lima’s admission…

PNP lab report out

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Edison Delos Angeles 10/18/2016

The place, Barangay Kamagayan, arguably a drug haven also known as Cebu’s red light district. The incident, a box with hundreds of vials of a chemical substance, literally landing at the feet of village watchmen, dropped by…

Man killed by gunmen on motorbike

Rene F. Alima 10/16/2016

Alcantara shooting victim was a drug surrenderer; cops looking at crime as drug-related killing A drug surrenderer, who admitted to being a drug user, was shot dead last Saturday by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle in…

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