Cebu City Jail eyes ‘no contact visitation’ facility

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The jail warden of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory said that they look to establish a ‘no contact visitation’ facility after 99 percent of their inmates are already fully vaccinated. Jail Superintendent…

Lapu gov’t donates P20K for city jail’s mountainbike tilt

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has turned over P20,000 cash to the Lapu-Lapu City Jail-Male Dorm (LCJMD) as the city’s support to the LCJMD for its 1st Warden’s Cup Mountain Bike Mini Trail Challenge.…

Cebuano sportsman helps inmates with rehab program 

Glendale Rosal 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano sportsman Voltaire Montebon believes sports can help change people’s lives.  It is because of this belief that the 44-year-old Ironman 70.3 finisher and football player started a charitable drive to help some former booters…

CCPO, BJMP to tackle reports of middlemen-inmates of drug traders in the city

09/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Cebu City Police Office will discuss measures with jail officials to address allegations of inmates still “running” the illegal drug trade inside their jail cells or being the contacts…

25 Talisay City inmates recover from COVID-19

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Talisay City Jail inmates, who had coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), have recovered. The Talisay City Public Information Office (PIO) said that 25 out of 27 of these inmates have recovered. This is…

14 more inmates among 22 COVID cases in Mandaue

Immae Lachica 06/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has 22 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases as of Monday evening, June 1, 2020 or on the day that the city is under general community quarantine (GCQ). Fourteen of the…

14 inmates, 3 others are Mandaue City’s new COVID cases

Immae Lachica 05/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Inmates of the Mandaue City Jail made up the majority of the 17 new COVID-19 patients in Mandaue City as of 9 p.m. today, May 30, 2020. According to the Mandaue City…

Cebu City Jail inmates make up most of 32 COVID cases today

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The number of COVID-19 cases in the jail facilities in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, has begun to rise again. Lawyer Rey Gealon, Cebu City spokesperson and legal officer, said that there were 23…

Gealon tells police: Refrain from bringing inmates in need of PE to CCMC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City government is asking law enforcers to find medical facilities other than the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) where inmates could undergo physical examination (PE) before they are brought to court for…

Police hunting down 5 inmates who bolted CPPO detention facility

Immae Lachica 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is continuing its manhunt of five persons under police custody (PUPC) who escaped the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) detention facility in Barangay Sudlon here on Tuesday night,…

Cebu City Jail: We don’t have enough PPEs for inmates

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Jail does not have enough personal protective equipment (PPE) for the 6,300 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) or inmates in the facility.  Jail Warden Julius Arro said that the volume of PDLs,…

Decongesting CPDRC: Capitol to tap lawyers group to speed up disposition of cases

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Decongesting the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) is still a top concern of the Capitol. This is the reason why Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Capitol is looking to tap the…

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