PDEA-7 to ‘drug peddlers’: Stop selling drugs in CV or you will get caught

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drug personalities, who are trying to regain the sales that they lost at the height of the pandemic, should think twice about selling illegal drugs in Central Visayas especially in Cebu City because…

P39-M drug haul in 2 separate Cebu City buy-bust operations — police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some P39 million worth of suspected shabu’ was confiscated at 30 minutes after midnight of March 26, 2022 in two separate police operations in Cebu City. The buy-bust operation along Panganiban Balagtas St.…

Talisay police eye drug group after ‘snatcher’ caught with P102K shabu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City policemen are investigating if the alleged snatchers, who were arrested during separate buy-bust operations in the past six days, belonged to a drug group operating in Cebu and Talisay cities. Police…

3 nabbed in separate buy-bust operations with P2.1M worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — He never learned his lesson. Less than two months since his release for a drug-related case, Epifanio Rabuya, is going back to jail. Rabuya was among the three men who were rounded up…

PDEA-7 exec: e-biz firms empowered to stop drug traffickers from using firms’ services

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) has anticipated that more businesses in Central Visayas, especially those involved in courier services, will be more empowered and much aware of the modus operandi of the…

Barangay Tangke in Talisay: From ‘drug hotspot’ to empowered community with 903 rehab completers

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Tangke in Talisay City was considered a ‘number one’ hotspot in terms of illegal drug activities, but now the barangay’s situation is “improving” with an empowered community having 903 drug surrenderers, who…

Labangon cop chief makes call to landlords after P1M drug bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Landlords especially in Labangon, Cebu City, should check the identification cards of their renters and to coordinate with police if they notice suspicious errands that their renters do. Police Major Janelito Marquez, Labangon…

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…

Better lukewarm than absent

Rina Jimenez-David 10/21/2016

For a while there, it looked like activists and political protesters were happy playing footsies with the police and military. Where normally activists, many of them from the Left, would be the first to raise a howl…

Cordova cops kill drug suspect during buy-bust operation

Norman V. Mendoza 10/21/2016

A 38-year-old drug suspect was shot and killed after he shot at a Cordova police officer during a buy-bust operation yesterday in Barangay San Miguel, Cordova town in Mactan Island. Jeffrey Daan, 38, of Barangay San Miguel,…

THOSE MYSTERIOUS ‘NUBAIN’

Dominic D. Yasay 10/16/2016

WHERE DID THEY COME FROM? Were those really Nubain, the restricted injectable painkiller that was reported to have replaced shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) as a drug of choice among junkies? There were 799 ampules containing yellow-colored liquid chemical…

City dad to cops: Name brgy. execs, tanods linked to drugs

Nestle L. Semilla 10/14/2016

A Cebu City councilor is asking the Philippine National Police to divulge the names of Cebu City barangay officials and tanods who are involved in the illegal drugs trade. Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor for police matters,…

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