‘Shabu’ remains most commonly abused drug in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office Intelligence Unit (CCPO-CIU) has revealed that ‘shabu’ still remains the most commonly abused drug in Cebu City based on their anti-drug operations conducted this year. The police issued…

CCPO exec: Confiscated 10K shabu caused dent in drug supply in Cebu City 

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The recent anti-illegal drug operation where 10 kilos of suspected shabu were confiscated after a bloody shootout in Barangay Taptap, Cebu City, has caused a dent in the supply of illegal drugs in…

Police now looking into possible affiliation of 3 slain drug suspects to big-time drug groups

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Operatives from the Police Regional Office are now focussing on identifying the possible criminal groups affiliated with the three drug suspects killed in an armed encounter with the police in Barangay Taptap, Cebu…

Police say drug suspects killed in Taptap could be part of big-time drug group  

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The head of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) here said they received reports that the three suspects who were killed in a joint operation late Thursday night, June 10, 2021,…

PDEA-7 to public: Continue reporting drug activities through ‘Isumbong Mo Kay Wilkins’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public are encouraged to continue reporting anti-illegal drug activities in their areas through the “Isumbong Mo Kay Wilkins” in Facebook, which is the social media platform of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…

2 men nabbed in Lapu-Lapu buy-bust with over a million worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Tips coming from residents in the area led to the arrest of two drug suspects late night on Friday, June 4, at the Old Street, Sangi New Road in Barangay Pajo in Lapu-Lapu City.…

P1M worth of drugs seized; 1 suspect nabbed, 1 escaped in Brgy. Lahug bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around P1 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ were seized from two suspects one of whom managed to escape in a buy-bust operation conducted in Sitio Laguerta, Barangay Lahug in Cebu City, past 4…

NegOr village councilor nabbed for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old incumbent village councilor of Barangay Giligaon in Siaton town, Negros Oriental was arrested this morning, June 4, 2021, with P34,000 worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during the serving of a search warrant…

PDEA-7 destroys P21M worth of illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) destroyed at least P21 million worth of confiscated illegal drugs on Monday, May 31. Today’s drug destruction includes around three kilos of shabu and…

14 arrested in Duljo Fatima buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fourteen individuals were apprehended in a buy-bust operation conducted by the Regional Police Drug Enforcement Unit (RPDEU-7) in Sitio San Pedro, Barangay Duljo-Fatima here on Saturday night, May 29, 2021. Police Major Philip…

Buy-bust in Cebu City brgy yields P6.9M shabu, nets 2 men

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A mechanic and a construction worker were arrested with nearly P7 million worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during a buy-bust operation at around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, May 28, at Cabantan Street in Barangay…

Asturias bust: P816 shabu sends former female inmate back to jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 05/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It only took nearly five months after being released from jail and P816 worth of suspected shabu to send a former female inmate back to prison. This after police caught Gretchen Ortega, 32,…

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