PDEA-7 confiscate package from Netherlands containing party drugs

Alven Marie Timtim and Paul Lauro 10/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A package said to contain key chains coming from the Netherlands arrived at the ports of Manila last September 22. The shipment was addressed to a recipient in Malabuyoc town located on the…

The hidden world of ‘ecstasy’ tucked away in the recesses of party places

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – It was inside a club in one of Metro Cebu’s known party places – with only narrow, strobe lights giving way to darkness – when Chen, for the first time, saw up close…

PDEA: Cebuano caught with P1.4M party drugs in QC is ‘big-time’ dealer

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The man who was arrested with P1.4 million worth of suspected party drugs in Quezon City last August 15 was confirmed to be a Cebuano. Arnold Immanuel Dy, 21, of Mandaue City, Cebu,…

Man caught with party drugs in Tagbilaran hotel to undergo inquest proceedings

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eric John Borja, who was caught with party drugs during a buy-bust operation on August 11, will undergo inquest proceedings on August 13, Tuesday. Lawyer Renan Oliva, National Bureau  of Investigation in Bohol…

Amid recent party drug bust in Bohol, parents urged to educate kids on illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Parents are encouraged to educate their children on illegal drugs and their effects, and for the schools, to strengthen this drug education among the students. Leah Albiar-Alcantara, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

Man nabbed inside Tagbilaran City hotel room for selling party drugs

Paul Lauro 08/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Operatives of the Bohol province offices of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a 26-year-old man accused of selling party drugs. Eric John Borja was…

1 dead, 4 nabbed in Bohol drug operation; nearly P7M ‘shabu’ seized

Benjie Talisic 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police confiscated nearly P7 million worth of suspected shabu during a bloody July 11 morning anti-drug operation in Bohol Province. Ritchie Banquil, a drug suspect, died in the hospital after he was wounded…

Amid online rumors, PDEA-7 assures there is no ‘strawberry quick’ in the Philippines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Amid arising rumors of the entry and infiltration of a candy-drug among schools in the country, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) stands by its previous statement that no such drug has…

Cebu City Police now know who gave ecstasy to Ashley Abad    

Morexette Marie Erram 02/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Investigators from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) have identified the person responsible of giving the party drug ecstasy to Ashley Abad that led to her death last month. But Chief Superintendent Debold…

Police keeping eye on bars, clubs following release of ‘ecstasy ring’

Benjie B. Talisic and Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers are now monitoring private establishments, particularly bars and clubs, where young adults frequent to party, following the revelation that a so-called ‘ecstasy ring’ operates in Cebu. In an interview with reporters,…

Police to monitor closely Valentine’s Day parties

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police will be monitoring concerts and other huge events on Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14, 2019, to prevent the entry of contraband items such as prohibited party drugs. Chief Superintendent Debold Sinas, director…

To help keep youth away from party drugs, PB Oyas suggests strengthening partnership with teachers

Rosalie Abatayo 02/12/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The chairman of the Cebu Provincial Board’s (PB) Committee on Dangerous Drugs is urging anti-narcotic offices of the government to strengthen their partnership with teachers to help prevent the spreading of party drugs…

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