Jailbreak in Cebu City: One recaptured, one killed, one still at large 

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A detainee was killed after he and two others escaped from police detention on Monday dawn, October 26, 2020, here.  The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) confirmed that three detainees of the Mabolo Police Station…

Arrested drug peddler claims his ‘boss’ is a Cebu City Jail prisoner

Benjie B. Talisic 12/09/2018

  CEBU CITY — Police tonight arrested an alleged drug peddler who claimed that his boss is an inmate of the Cebu City Jail. Chief Inspector Kith Alen Andaya, precinct commander of the Punta Princesa Police Station,…

Masses at CPDRC, visits to continue

Izobelle T. Pulgo 04/12/2017

THERE won’t be any Holy Week programs to be held this week at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) except for Masses on Black Saturday and Easter Sunday. Acting CPDRC warden Roberto Legaspi said visitation…

HOOKED ON DRUGS

Nestle L. Semilla 04/04/2017

Cebu City officials are now tracing what caused the alarming number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases inside the Cebu City Jail, even as they are inclined to believe that needle-sharing among users of nubain, a restricted…

Shabu courier arrested inside Lapu-Lapu City Jail

Norman V. Mendoza 03/22/2017

ABOUT a week after Danao City police intelligence reports pointed to the Lapu-Lapu City Jail as a major source of the city’s illegal drug supply, a search on one of the jail’s visitors on Wednesday yielded a…

Lapu jail guards arrest high school student for sneaking in drugs

Norman V. Mendoza 03/22/2017

A high school student was arrested by jailguards of the Lapu-Lapu City Jail after he attempted to sneak in a pack of suspected shabu (methamphetamine) in the facility at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Remerl Pojas, 20, of…

Check yields notebook with drug buyers’ names, shabu

Nestle L. Semilla 03/18/2017

At least five grams of shabu worth at least P30,000, nine cellular phones, assorted drug paraphernalia, bladed weapon and notebooks that contained some names were seized in a raid inside Cebu City Jail past 1 a.m. on…

Overcrowded CPRDC starts to accept inmates

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/07/2017

Considering that municipal jails are also getting overcrowded, Gov. Hilario Davide III said that they have started to accept inmates inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) starting in January of this year, provided that…

Skills program for inmates of Cebu City Jail launched

Nestle L. Semilla 03/07/2017

AT LEAST 90 inmates of the Cebu City Jail together with their beneficiaries will avail of the skills development program offered by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7). The 91 inmates witnessed…

JAIL RAID YIELDS DRUGS, PHONES

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/28/2017

Inmates were sound asleep when shouts and banging at the iron gates woke them up at around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Clad in full battle gear, agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) raided…

Slow wheels of justice add to jail congestion

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/14/2017

VICE President Leni Robredo vowed to address jail congestion and to come up with a holistic way to address the rehabilitation needs of female inmates and children in conflict with the law (CICL) in Cebu City. Compared…

Mandaue jail warden: Only immediate family members are allowed

Dominic D. Yasay 12/22/2016

ONLY the immediate family members are allowed to visit the inmates of the Mandaue City Jail during the upcoming holidays. Mandaue City Jail warden Supt. Renante Rubio imposed this rule in a bid to prevent the large…

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