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Suspect caught snatching on video is nabbed in Cebu City buy-bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The man, who was caught on camera last month as he tried to snatch the cellphone of a nurse along Jones Avenue, Cebu City, was arrested today, August 5, in a buy-bust operation in Capitol Site this city.  Junior Lapina, 31, of Barangay Tisa, Cebu City admitted that he was the […] The post Suspect caught snatching on video is nabbed in Cebu City buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 5th, 2022

2 Britons nabbed over marijuana in Cebu

Two British nationals were arrested after being caught with suspected marijuana in back-to-back operations in Cebu City, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency reported. Suspect Daniel James Gadsden alias “Dan,” a 24-year-old online English instructor, was arrested first, during a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Mabolo, according to a report from the PDEA-Central Visayas. Agents of PDEA, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

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

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 p.m., on Friday, June 4. An investigator from the Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG-7) who requested not to […] The post P1M worth of drugs seized; 1 suspect nabbed, 1 escaped in Brgy. Lahug bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

San Fernando bust: 1 dead, 1 nabbed; P27K shabu seized

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A drug suspect was killed after he allegedly tried to shoot an undercover police officer with a handgun during a buy-bust operation today, May 31, in Barangay North Poblacion, San Fernando town in southern Cebu. Joseph Ubanan, 27, the target of the buy-bust operation, died after he was shot in the […] The post San Fernando bust: 1 dead, 1 nabbed; P27K shabu seized appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

‘Missing cousins’ nabbed with P20K shabu in Banawa buy-bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two cousins, whose families reported as missing on a Facebook post on May 19, were caught with P20,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Banawa, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City on May 20. Rhyjy Blanco Naingue, 24, and Leoneree Blanco Evangelista, 25, who are both from Barangay Tejero, Cebu […] The post ‘Missing cousins’ nabbed with P20K shabu in Banawa buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

City Hall employee, cousin nabbed for illegal drugs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man working at the city hall here was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Police Major Joey Bicoy, the chief of City Intelligence Unit of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, identified the suspect as Robeth Delos Santos, who is 36 years old and […] The post City Hall employee, cousin nabbed for illegal drugs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Habal-habal driver nabbed with P700K worth of drugs in Sawang Calero

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old high-value individual, who fronted as a ‘habal-habal’ driver was apprehended during a buy-bust operation with 106 grams of suspected ‘shabu’ worth P720,800 in Spolarium St. in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City, around 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. Police identified the suspect as Jennofer Lagahid. The operation was conducted […] The post Habal-habal driver nabbed with P700K worth of drugs in Sawang Calero appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

P4.1M shabu seized, 2 HVIs nabbed in Cebu, Bohol busts

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities confiscated P4.1 million worth of suspected shabu and arrested two high value individuals during buy-bust operations in Cebu City and Bohol province on Friday, March 12. At 10:30 last night in Cebu City, police caught another delivery driver with 100 grams of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Bonifacio […] The post P4.1M shabu seized, 2 HVIs nabbed in Cebu, Bohol busts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2021

Ermita buy-bust: P7M shabu seized; suspected drug courier nabbed

CEBU CITY, Philipppines — Police confiscated an estimated P7 million worth of suspected shabu and arrested a suspected illegal drugs courier during a buy-bust operation in Magallanes Street, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Friday, March 5, 2021. Carlo Tude, 36, who was a former delivery driver, was caught with more than a kilo or 1,050 […] The post Ermita buy-bust: P7M shabu seized; suspected drug courier nabbed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

22-year-old yields P6M shabu in Cebu City; 3 sisters nabbed in Bohol buy-bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A kilo of ‘shabu’ concealed in a delivery package was confiscated from a 22-year-old man after a controlled delivery operation along Gen. Echavez Extension, Barangay Cogon Ramos, Cebu City, around 12 p.m., today, February 20. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) agents identified the suspect as Zollo Gabas. Seized from Gabas were […] The post 22-year-old yields P6M shabu in Cebu City; 3 sisters nabbed in Bohol buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

P1.6M shabu seized, 2 HVIs nabbed in 2 Cebu City drug busts

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu City confiscated an estimated P1.6 million suspected shabu and arrested two high value individuals  (HVIs) in two separate buy-bust operations in two days. The latest to fall was Jefferson Solon, 25, of Villalon Drive, Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City, who was caught with 120 grams of suspected shabu […] The post P1.6M shabu seized, 2 HVIs nabbed in 2 Cebu City drug busts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2020

Construction supervisor, HVI, nabbed in PDEA-7 buy-bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 35-year-old construction supervisor, who was also considered as a high-value individual (HVI), was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City at 1:30 p.m. of September 18, 2020, Jose Roel Joven Ermitanio was caught with at least 100 grams of suspected shabu worth P680,000, during the […] The post Construction supervisor, HVI, nabbed in PDEA-7 buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2020

Peddler, gov’t worker, 3 others nabbed in Talisay City buy-bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After almost a month of placing him under surveillance, police finally collared drug suspect Allan Bacalso in a buy-bust operation late this Tuesday afternoon, September 1, in Sitio Ranger 1 in Barangay Pooc, Talisay City. The police team also arrested two of Bacalso’s cohorts who were identified as Arvi Fidel Lastimosa, […] The post Peddler, gov’t worker, 3 others nabbed in Talisay City buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2020

Tile setter, masseur nabbed with P680K shabu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A tile setter and a part-time masseur were caught with an estimated P680,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Talisay City on August 29, 2020. Marjun Cabaluna, 25, of Barangay Campo 3; and Joselito Abejo, 41, of Barangay Linao, were arrested during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Lara, […] The post Tile setter, masseur nabbed with P680K shabu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2020

Former university instructor caught for drugs in NegOr

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A high-value target who was a  former university instructor from Negros Oriental was nabbed by authorities Tuesday night, August 18, 2020, in barangay Bolocboloc in Sibulan town, Negros Oriental. The suspect was identified as Mark Cavin Ronquillo, 28, jobless and a resident of the area. Seized from the operation of the […] The post Former university instructor caught for drugs in NegOr appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 19th, 2020

Food delivery service driver caught with P6.8M shabu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A food delivery service driver was arrested with P6.8 worth of suspected shabu in buy-bust operation in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City this afternoon, August 14, 2020. The suspect identified as Eranes Baltazar Jr., 40, of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City, was arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in […] The post Food delivery service driver caught with P6.8M shabu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2020

Female HVT nabbed in Consolacion buy-bust

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—A female high-value target (HVT) was nabbed by police on Tuesday afternoon, August 4, 2020, in Sitio Libo, Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town, northern Cebu. The female HVT was caught during a drug buy-bust operation conducted by operatives from the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in […] The post Female HVT nabbed in Consolacion buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

‘Pusher’ nabbed, P408K shabu seized in Lapu buy-bust

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Enforcers of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA – 7) on Thursday, July 16 arrested a suspected drug pusher in Lapu-Lapu City. An initial report from PDEA – 7 identified the suspect as Kim Delos Santos, 42, and a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver whose address is in Barangay Luz, […] The post ‘Pusher’ nabbed, P408K shabu seized in Lapu buy-bust appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2020

Tisa buy-bust: HVT nabbed with P578K shabu; 2 minors ‘rescued’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 35-year-old carpenter was arrested while two 16-year-old boys were “rescued” by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Tahna, Barangay Tisa, here, at around 3:30 p.m. this Sunday, July 5, 2020. The suspect was identified as Juan S. Ermitanio, a resident of […] The post Tisa buy-bust: HVT nabbed with P578K shabu; 2 minors ‘rescued’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2020

Policeman, last suspect linked to San Fernando killings, nabbed

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost six months after the Baringui-an killing happened, the last suspect, a police officer, was arrested after he was served a warrant of arrest last August 11. Policemen from the Regional Intelligence Division in Central Visayas (RID-7) and the Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group jointly arrested Police Master Sergeant Alvin Enad […] The post Policeman, last suspect linked to San Fernando killings, nabbed appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2022

Mandaue cops eye supplier of ‘drug courier’, who was caught with P10.2M shabu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are trying to find out who the source of the P10.2 million worth of illegal drugs, which was confiscated from an 18-year-old man  in Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City, today, August 13. John Alex Villaraza of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, was caught with 1.2 kilos of suspected shabu during the buy-bust […] The post Mandaue cops eye supplier of ‘drug courier’, who was caught with P10.2M shabu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2022