CCPO chief: Proliferation of illegal drugs knows no season

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 11/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no season for the proliferation of illegal drugs because it could either be on the uptrend or downtrend since drug personalities would always grab any opportunity to deliver these illegal items…

P2.5M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in Cebu City buy-bust operation

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Authorities seized a total of P2.5 million worth of suspected shabu and arrested two individuals in a buy-bust operation along 872 T. Padilla Street, Cebu City past 10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23,…

7 Mandaue City Hall employees test positive for drugs

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Seven personnel from three offices of the Mandaue City Hall on Friday tested positive for illegal drug use from a surprise drug test conducted on Tuesday, November 16. Mandaue City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz,…

Lapu police chief: Big-time drug players in the city reduced

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Lapu-Lapu City police said that the number of big-time drug personalities operating in the city has significantly reduced. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) director,…

SEMPO in a day in CV: P13M shabu seized, 679 persons nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Active community participation has greatly helped the police in their successful seizure of P13 million worth of illegal drugs and the arrest of 679 individuals during their 24-hour long Synchronized Enhanced Managing Police…

CCPO exec: Majority of those arrested for illegal drugs are new players

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The majority of those arrested for illegal drugs in Cebu City are new players, the police said on Wednesday. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) deputy director for…

Drug affectation in Cebu City drops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drug affectation in Cebu City is now at 91 percent or nine percent lower compared to last March the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) said. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said that they…

Pacquiao OK with drug test for all candidates to show they are clean

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Incumbent Senator Manny Pacquiao said he sees no problem with the proposal to let candidates of the 2022 elections undergo a drug test. Pacquiao, who is vying to become the next president of…

P7.3M worth of suspected shabu seized in another Cebu City buy-bust operation

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/27/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities here seized a total P7.3 million worth of suspected shabu and arrested a high-value individual in a buy-bust operation along Abellana Street, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City on Tuesday evening, October 26,…

6 arrested as PDEA-7 dismantles another drug den in Cebu City

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A tip coming from a concerned citizen led agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) to dismantle a drug den located in a residential area in Barangay Sawang Calero…

21-year-old transient nabbed with P1.7M worth of ‘shabu’

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 21-year-old transient was nabbed after he was caught with P1.7 million worth of ‘shabu’ during a buy-bust operation conducted in Sitio Motra, barangay Tisa, Cebu City around 12:10 a.m. on Friday, October…

PDEA-7 destroys P62M worth of illegal drugs

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/14/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – – Confiscated illegal drugs worth more than P62 million from various anti-drug operations in Central Visayas were destroyed on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) burned…

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