More than P3 million worth of shabu seized in 5 Lapu drug busts; 7 suspects arrested

Norman V. Mendoza 02/26/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – More than P3 million worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) were confiscated while seven drug personalities were arrested by Lapu-Lapu City police who conducted five anti-drug operations from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning.…

De Leon: Signal jammers, livelihood for the poor may help gov’t win war on illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Installing signal jammers in jail facilities and providing livelihood to the poor and underprivileged sectors of society are ways that could help the government win the war on illegal drugs. Police Regional Office…

CCPO to rank stations according to volume of confiscated drugs in a bid to boost effectiveness of war on drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All the 11 stations under Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be ranked starting this week, according to the volume of illegal drugs confiscated per week. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, chief of the…

3 men arrested in Mandaue City drug bust

Norman Mendoza 01/10/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Police collared three suspected drug dealers with P34,000 worth of shabu (methamphetamine) in a buy-bust operation around 3 a.m. on Friday, January 10 in Barangay Banilad. Police Lieutenant Troy John Lalamunan, chief…

P1.8-M shabu seized from male student in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Instead of spending the holidays to take a break from school activities, a 15-year-old male student got busy by selling illegal drugs and making money out of it. Police rescued the minor in…

2 men in police, PDEA drug watchlists shot dead in Dumaguete City

Florence Baesa 12/24/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Shandy Sanon and Godwin Jarvis Solamillo will not live to celebrate Christmas this year with their families as they were shot dead by two unidentified assailants around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, December…

P510-K worth of illegal drugs, firearms seized from suspected hitmen in Sibulan town

Florence Baesa 12/22/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Two drug personalities were arrested by police in possession of P510,000 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation conducted on Saturday, December 21, in the town of Sibulan. The suspects, Rayan…

P6.8-M worth of illegal drugs seized in Dumaguete City

Florence Baesa 12/22/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Illegal drugs with an estimated value of P6.8 million were seized from Norman Castillo, 29, in a buy-bust operation conducted in Purok Makiangayon, Barangay Camanjac here at 5:45 a.m. on Sunday, December…

PNP’s P289-M body cams to be distributed based on ‘drug affectation’

Melvin Gascon - Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/14/2019

Police officers will soon be using body cameras during anticrime operations with the purchase of P289 million worth of the equipment, the Philippine National Police announced on Friday. In a statement, Police Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa, PNP…

Two suspected illegal drug pushers found dead five hours apart in Punta Princesa

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A conflict between illegal drug personalities is being eyed by police as the motive behind the killing of two men in Sitio Tuburan, Barangay Punta Princesa on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The bodies…

Close to P900-K worth of illegal drugs recovered from two high value targets

Norman V. Mendoza 11/30/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Two men, considered by police as high value targets, were arrested with close to P900,000 worth of illegal drugs in a buy-bust operation held 9 p.m. Friday, November 29 at the reclamation area…

Three drug dealers nabbed, one 14-year old cohort rescued in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman V. Mendoza 11/18/2019

LAPU-LAPU City, Cebu—Three alleged drug dealers and one 14-year old cohort were nabbed by police in three separate drug operations here on Sunday evening, November 17, 2019. Elements of the Mactan Police Station led by Police Major…

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