PDEA-7 to ‘drug peddlers’: Stop selling drugs in CV or you will get caught

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drug personalities, who are trying to regain the sales that they lost at the height of the pandemic, should think twice about selling illegal drugs in Central Visayas especially in Cebu City because…

‘Drug problem remains persistent and prevalent problem in the country’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drug problem remains a persistent and prevalent problem in the country affecting both micro and macro perspective. Hon. Pamela Baring, 1st Vice Executive Judge of the Regional Trial Court in Cebu and…

PDEA-7 destroys P99.6M worth of illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of P99.6 million worth of illegal drugs were destroyed through burning on Monday, May 30, in one of the funeral homes in Cebu City to prevent its recirculation in the local…

CPPO exec: Drop in property crimes indication of police gains in drug war

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province policemen are showing gains in their efforts against illegal drugs as clearly shown in the decreasing crimes specifically crimes against property in the first quarter of the year.  Police Lieutenant Colonel…

PDEA-7 closes 24 drug dens in CV since January 2022

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 24 drug dens were shut down during various operations conducted this year in Central Visayas, according to data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7). Leia Alcantara,…

9 more barangays in Mandaue set to be declared drug-cleared

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nine more barangays in Mandaue City are expected to be declared drug-cleared soon. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, Mayor Jonas Cortes’ chief of staff and focal person of the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC),…

38 brgys, 1 town declared drug-cleared in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 38 barangays and one municipality in Central Visayas have been declared as drug-cleared on April 25 by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7). This brings the overall total to 1,167…

8 test positive in surprise drug test in Cebu bus terminals

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight individuals  tested positive in a surprise drug test conducted at the Cebu South and North Bus terminals on Friday, April 8, 2022.  Of the eight who tested positive in the drug test,…

Four more Lapu barangays declared drug-cleared

Futch Anthony Inso 04/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) handed over the certificate of recognition to four barangays in Lapu-Lapu City that were declared as drug-cleared barangays. These barangays are Tingo, Baring, Tungasan, and Caw-oy,…

Two more drug dens dismantled in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Twelve individuals were arrested when operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), in coordination with other law enforcement agencies,  dismantled two drug dens in Cebu City on Thursday, March 10,…

P1.7M worth of suspected shabu seized in Mabolo buy bust

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/09/2022

Cebu City, Philippines—The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said it arrested two high value targets and seized 250 grams of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Mabolo on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.…

PDEA-7 agents shut down Lahug ‘drug den’, nab 3 men, seize P68K shabu

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities shut down a suspected drug den in a barangay in Cebu City on Friday evening, March 4; arrested 3 drug personalities; and confiscated P68,000 worth of suspected shabu. Reynaldo O. Pantujan, 38;…

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