PDEA-7 files admin raps vs Naga barangay kagawad for sniffing shabu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) filed on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, three administrative charges against Naga City barangay councilor Renante Chiong for using illegal drugs. Chiong was caught on…

Man who sells rugby to minors nabbed by Lapu-Lapu police

Futch Anthony Inso 09/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu police arrested on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, a man who allegedly supplies rugby to street-dwelling minors near the Lapu-Lapu City Public Market. The suspect was identified as Ricky Berdin, 28 years…

Drug bust in Cebu City: P2.5M shabu seized; 1 nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities confiscated P2.5 million worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation on Saturday night, Sept. 24, 2022, in Carlock St., Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City. John Carl Gimpayan, 24, of Sitio Riverside, Barangay…

Bongbong Marcos to take ‘slightly different’ approach in fight against drugs

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/24/2022

  NEW YORK CITY, United States — Looking at the current state of the illegal drugs problem in the Philippines, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday (Saturday Manila time) said that while he cannot stop the…

CCPO recommends registration of renters as crime deterrence

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office directed all 11 police station commanders on Friday, September 23, to coordinate with their respective barangays in encouraging landlords to require identification cards (IDs) first before taking in…

P7M worth of ‘shabu’ seized from three suspects in Cebu City 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P7 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from three suspects in their rented house in a subdivision in Barangay Bacayan, here, on Tuesday afternoon, September 20, 2022.  Police Major Alvin…

Police after drug groups operating in Cebu province – official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) continues to monitor other possible drug groups operating in Cebu province. Police Lieutenant Colonel Mark Gifter Sucalit, deputy director for operation of the CPPO, said this after…

Buy-bust in Talisay City yields P13.6M worth of illegal drugs

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A buy-bust operation in Talisay City, Cebu led to the confiscation of at least P13.6 million worth of suspected shabu and arrest of two individuals from Cebu City. The buy-bust operation was conducted on Sunday…

CPPO Director to police chiefs: Intensify campaign against illegal drugs

Doris C. Bongcac 09/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Launching an all out war against illegal drugs is a campaign that the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CCPO) shares with Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. “I have directed the Force Commanders and all Chiefs of…

Gwen declares ‘all-out war’ vs drugs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Aside from infrastructure development and tourism projects, the Cebu Provincial government wants to reinforce peace and order here. In fact, during the Provincial Development Council Meeting held on Thursday, September 15, Gov. Gwendolyn…

No jail officers, personnel in region linked to drugs — official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7), who were either found in connivance with detainees in the entry of illegal drugs inside the jail…

Woman shot dead in Cebu City street; cops eye drugs as possible motive in attack

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating the possible motives in the shooting death of a 19-year-old woman Saturday afternoon, September 10, in Sitio Panaghiusa, Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City. Police Major Jonathan Taneo, Mambaling Police Station…

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