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Confessed killer took drugs and mother’s jewelry

August 28, 2011


He joked around with law enforcers and kept on smiling. “Murag napungot lang gyud ko ba (I just got pissed off),” said 25-year-old Christian “Lucky” Dalangin as he explained to reporters why he killed his mother by cutting her throat. The young man was brought to the Palace of Justice yesterday where he was charged […]

70-year-old drug vendor nabbed

July 29, 2011


  A SENIOR citizen was arrested after he was caught in possession of suspected illegal drugs inside a nephew’s house during a raid in barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu Cit y, last Wednesday. Juan Baculao, 70, said he was forced to sell illegal drugs to support his old age. “ Kining tinguwang na ta, mangyawat ta nga […]

Man falls in Lapu buy-bust

July 29, 2011


Norman Abing was arrested after he allegedly sold two packs of suspected shabu to an agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in sitio Soong. After the arrest, 15 more packs containing a white crystalline substance were seized from the man, said PDEA-7. Abing was placed under surveillance for a week […]

Chinese couple leaves PH without powder

April 6, 2011


By Candeze R. Mongaya, Reporter THE two Chinese nationals who were arrested at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) last March 2 for failing to declare excess money and possession of a powder believed to be illegal drugs quietly left the country recently. Intelligence Officer David Mark Maramba of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in […]

Another P5M cocaine brick seized in Cebu

April 5, 2011


By Chito O. Aragon, Correspondent   Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) together with the Naval Forces Central (NAFORCEN) recovered a brick of cocaine from a suspected drug dealer in a buy-bust operation at A. Lopez Street, barangay Labangon, Cebu City, at past 1 p.m. yesterday. The brick of cocaine weighing one kilo […]

Five caught in Mandaue raid P5M in cocaine, arms seized

April 1, 2011


Operation done near home of escaped drug suspects; syndicate seen A brick of cocaine with a street value of P5 million was seized while five suspects were arrested in a buy-bust operation by Mandaue City police in Zone 3, barangay Mantuyong in Mandaue City, at 5 a.m yesterday. Parhana “Furuki” Ebrahim was arrested by joint […]

Chinese to keep half of 20T

March 15, 2011


  By Candeze R. Mongaya, Reporter     A Chinese couple may get only half of the US $20,000 they brought to Cebu after failing to declare the full amount to Customs personnel when the flew in from Hong Kong last week. James Dybuco, Bureau of Customs legal division chief, said there was probable cause […]