Live-in couple, three others arrested in Tagbilaran City drug bust 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A live-in-couple and three other alleged drug den visitors were arrested and a drug den was dismantled in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Cogon, Tagbilaran City, on Thursday night, September 1, 2022.  Leia…

P100,000 worth of shabu seized from 2 suspects in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso, Paul Lauro 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two former detainees may face another jail time after they were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Police from Lapu-Lapu City confirmed that they arrested two…

2 suspected drug pushers nabbed in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least two suspected drug peddlers were arrested, and illegal drugs worth over P700,000 were seized in a drug bust in Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City, late Wednesday evening, August 10, 2022.  Reports from the Philippine…

Revalidation of drug-cleared Lapu-Lapu barangays continues

Futch Anthony Inso 08/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP) has been conducting revalidation of drug-cleared barangays in the city. This was confirmed by Garry Lao, head of CLOSAP. Lapu-Lapu City has six drug-cleared barangays.…

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,…

CV police seize P201M worth of illegal drugs in 3 months

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In just three months, at least P200 million worth of illegal drugs were seized from various anti-drug criminality operations in Central Visayas. According to a press release, Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega,…

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.…

CPPO chief: Drug war progress seen in drug haul – from kilos to 50 grams of shabu 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “From kilos of shabu in previous years to 50 to 60 grams of shabu at present.” This was how Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, described the illegal drugs…

Remembering

Rosario A. Garcellano - @inquirerdotnet 11/01/2021

The ceremony of remembering the dead is in full flower even as the living continue to be restricted by the pandemic. On television reportage on the rise and fall of the costs of cut flowers deemed needed…

ICC pre-trial chamber authorizes start of probe into Duterte’s drug war

Zacarian Sarao 09/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved the start of the probe into the crimes against humanity cases filed against President Rodrigo Duterte in connection with the drug war…

Woman shot dead by riding-in-tandem in Consolacion, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 37-year-old woman died after she was shot by still unidentified suspects on board a motorcycle in District 4, Purok Gomburza, Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion town, northern Cebu on Tuesday afternoon, August 17. Police…

Duterte: When I said I will fight drugs in 6 months, I thought it was like in Davao

Neil Arwin Mercado 07/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — “I thought it was like in Davao.” President Rodrigo Duterte had this to say in his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) as he looked back at one of his campaign promises back…

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