PDEA-7 agents shut down two suspected drug dens in Cebu City, Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two suspected drug dens in Cebu and Bohol were simultaneously shut down in separate operations at past 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. Separate teams of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central…

Minglanilla police hopeful for 3 brgys to be drug-cleared soon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/11/2022

MINGLANILLA, Philippines — The station commander of the Minglanilla Police Station is hopeful that three more barangays will be declared drug-cleared soon.  After Barangay Ward 3 was declared drug-cleared last March 2022, Minglanilla police are hopeful that…

Grade 11 student among those arrested inside Barrio Luz drug den

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A grade 11 student was among those arrested in a drug den raid in Barangay Luz, Cebu City last Wednesday, August 31, the country’s anti-narcotics agency said. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

Couple, City Hall JO nabbed with P340K ‘shabu’ in Cebu City buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A couple and a government employee were arrested with 50 grams of suspected shabu worth P340,000 during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Missionaries, Barangay Suba in Cebu City shortly after midnight on Saturday,…

2 drug dens dismantled, 8 individuals arrested in Dumaguete, Cebu City drug busts

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two drug dens were shut down and eight individuals were arrested during separate buy-bust operations in the cities of Dumaguete and Cebu.  Leia Alcantara, spokesperson of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7),…

PDEA-7: No revoked drug-cleared status among barangays in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Out of more or less 1,400 drug-cleared barangays in Central Visayas, an official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that none of these barangays’ status were revoked. Leia…

‘Shabu’ remains top abused dangerous drug in Central Visayas — PDEA-7 official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — ‘Shabu’ remains the top abused dangerous drug in Central Visayas followed by marijuana, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7). Based on the agency’s actual operation in the region,…

Minors’ involvement in illegal drugs is a ‘serious problem,’ says PDEA-7 official

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) considers minors’ involvement in illegal drugs here as a serious problem. Leia Alcantara, the spokesperson of PDEA-7, said that although it isn’t rampant, the…

PDEA-7 note surge in minor’s involvement in illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/02/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that they noticed a surge in the involvement of minors in the illegal drug trade in the region. John…

No new illegal drug protector in Central Visayas – PDEA-7

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas said there is no new identified and monitored drug protector in the region. John Mark Malibiran, assistant regional director of the Philippine…

12 arrested in drug den raid in Tisa

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 49-year-old aircon technician, and 11 others, were arrested after government anti-narcotics agents raided a ‘drug den’ in Brgy. Tisa, Cebu City on Wednesday, July 27. The aircon technician, identified as Arnel Pacaña,…

Law enforcers continue war on illegal drugs under PBBM’s administration

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Law enforcers will continue the war on illegal drugs as this is part of the four flagship programs of the Philippine National Police, together with campaigns against illegal gambling, loose firearms, and wanted persons.…

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