Culinary student caught with P370K marijuana in Mandaue

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old culinary student, who allegedly moonlights as a drug dealer, will have to put on hold his cooking dreams after he was caught with P370,000 worth of marijuana during a buy-bust operation…

HVT tagged as owner of P8.4M MJ plantation in Balamban hunted

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities are looking for a high value target (HVT) tagged as the cultivator of the P8.4 million worth of fully grown marijuana plants in the mountain barangays of Balamban town in western Cebu.…

P4.6M worth of marijuana eradicated in Asturias, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total 11,600 stalks of fully grown marijuana plants worth P4.6 million were eradicated in Barangay Kaluangan in Asutrias town, Cebu, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The joint forces of the Provincial Intelligence…

PDEA-7: Hard work pays off with 17 kilos of shabu seized in 2 months in Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Intensified operations and close coordination between the police in Central Visayas and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) have led to the confiscation of 17 kilos of suspected shabu worth…

PRO-7 chief: P381M worth of shabu seized in six months

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas or PRO-7 confiscated an estimated P381 million worth of suspected shabu and destroyed or confiscated P128 million worth of marijuana in six months of its  anti-illegal…

Police arrest 1, uproot P8M worth of marijuana from Toledo City plantation

Immae Lachica 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Police arrested a cultivator and uprooted around 20,000 fully grown marijuana plants with an estimated value of P8 million from a plantation in Sitio Kalugtogan, Barangay Pangamihan in Toledo City this morning, April 29,…

Vegetable farmers learn ‘painful cost’ of planting marijuana

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two farmers, who turned to planting marijuana plants from their usual crops  of vegetables because they believed they could earn more from them, learned the hard way the cost of doing something illegal…

Cebu City police eye planting bamboo on former marijuana plantation sites

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City police are now planning to plant bamboo on sites where marijuana plants were previously cultivated. The Cebu City Mobile Force Company (CMFC), Cebu City Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), and Regional…

Man with Cebu City ECQ pass, packs of marijuana leaves nabbed in police checkpoint

Immae Lachica 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–A man, who was trying to sneak three packs of dried marijuana leaves into Talisay City, was arrested in a police checkpoint in Sitio Laray in Barangay San Roque shortly before noontime today, April 1,…

IN Photos: P9M marijuana plants destroyed in Asturias

Alven Marie A. Timtim 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P9 million worth of marijuana plants were uprooted and burned in the mountain Barangay of Kaluangan, Asturias town in northwestern Cebu at around 4 p.m. today, March 7, 2020. According to…

Cops to stop marijuana cultivators in mountain brgys with bamboos

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are planning to use bamboo plants to prevent marijuana cultivators from replanting marijuana plants in the mountain barangays of Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Korret, Cebu City Police Office’s (CCPO) City…

Operations against loose firearms led to discovery of marijuana plantation site in upland Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Multiple operations, which were aimed to confiscate loose firearms in the mountain villages in Cebu City, have led police to discover a marijuana plantation in a timberland-classified lot. Police from the Cebu City…

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