Foot patrols near jail urged to beef up security

Morexette B. Erram 09/13/2018

CONCERNED about the safety transporting inmates to the court house for hearings, relatives asked for a tightening of security through foot patrols on the roads outside the jail facilities, especially after the ambush of a jail vehicle…

Warden assures safety of Cebu City Jail inmates

Morexette Eram 09/13/2018

  The warden of the Cebu City Jail assured the safety of inmates while being transported for their attendance in court hearings. Supt. Renante Rubio, jail warden, explained that they are compelled to bring the inmates to…

Bigger septic tank eyed to rid city jail of foul smell

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/04/2018

A new and bigger septic tank will be installed at the male dormitory of the Cebu City Jail (CCJ) to address the complaints of nearby residents regarding the pungent smell emanating from the penal facility. “Ang baho…

City jail requests sanitary assistance from City Hall

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/03/2018

The Cebu City Jail has requested the city government to provide at least two pollution control officers in the penitentiary. In a two-page formal letter addressed to Deputy Mayor for Police Matters and Councilor Dave Tumulak, the…

Cebu City jail requests gov’t to provide pollution control officers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2018

The Cebu City Jail has requested the city government to provide around 2 pollution control officers in the penitentiary. In a two-page formal letter addressed to Councilor Dave Tumulak, jail warden Supt. Renante Rubio, also asked assistance…

Cops looking at jail inmate link of P7M shabu haul

Benjie B. Talisic 08/28/2018

Police are looking into the link of an unidentified Cebu City Jail inmate to the estimated P7 million suspected shabu haul in two anti-illegal drugs operations in Cebu City in a span of eight hours from Monday…

Jail officials identify supplier of P6.5M drugs found in Sambag 2

Nestle L. Semilla 08/23/2018

No drugs were confiscated from inmates of the Cebu City Jail during a surprise inspection early on Thursday morning. Personnel from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

Gov to sign contract for security equipment in provincial jail

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/11/2018

The Provincial Board (PB) approved the resolution authorizing Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III to sign a contract to acquire security equipment worth P1.6 million for Cebu Provincial Rehabilitation and Detention Center (CPDRC). In the resolution, Davide will…

JAIL CONTRABAND

MAO BA? 08/06/2018

The greyhound operation in the male dormitory of the city jail that yielded contraband yesterday drew mixed reactions online. Alan Schmidt wrote, “’I worked in prison and jail for 10 years we never had problems like this.…

No drugs, only paraphernalia found in Mandaue City Jail greyhound op

Norman V. Mendoza 08/06/2018

  The officers of Mandaue City Jail and Opao Police Station conducted a greyhound operation in the female dormitory of the city jail at past 5 a.m. on Monday (August 6). While they did not find any…

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