Browsing All posts tagged under »illegal drugs«

Bohol barangay captain nabbed with ‘shabu’

November 11, 2012


POLICE conducting a gun raid ended up arresting a barangay captain for alleged possession of illegal drugs in Buenavista town in Bohol province. Police said packs of suspected shabu worth at least P920,000 were found in the possession of Poblacion barangay captain Alexander Mata, 45. Supt. Paul Labra, chief of the intelligence division of the […]

Student sells ‘shabu’ outside school, nabbed

October 14, 2012


A college student and an unemployed man were arrested in separate drug buy- bust operations in Mandaue City. Luke Evenacer Alvarillo, 18, was arrested outside a university where he was studying as a third year marine engineering student. Senior Insp. Stephen Amamag- id, chief of Opao police station, said Alvarillo sold a pack of suspected […]

3 men gunned down in Medellin

August 22, 2012


Police eye illegal drugs as motive by Jhunnex Napallacan, Correspondent   Three men  were shot dead by a bonnet-wearing assailant in barangay Dayhagon, Medellin town, northern Cebu. Police are looking into drugs as a possible motive in the killing of Joel Alarde Bañares, 30, of barangay Don Pedro , Bogo City; Maki Verallo, of barangay […]

P18-M shabu flushed down toilet

November 24, 2011


Law enforcers yesterday dumped almost three kilos of shabu in a pail of water then flushed the drugs down the toilet. Only 110 grams were retained as evidence for the ongoing trial of a Kenyan woman on drug trafficking charges. Kenyan national Asha Atieno Ogutu quickly wiped tears from her eyes with her handcuffed hands […]

Police arrest boy selling shabu

November 15, 2011


Police arrested a 16-year-old boy in a drug buy-bust operation in barangay Calamba, Cebu  City, Sunday night. The boy was caught after he sold one small sachet of suspected  shabu for P200 to an undercover police agent. Cebu City Intelligence Branch Chief Romeo Santander said the boy was arrested after neighbors complained about his activities. […]

Text messages signaled murder victim’s death

November 8, 2011


BEFORE she died, murder victim Jenelyn Premacio sent a text message to her mother talking about her affair with another man. “Ma, I miss you, I wanted to live long, I can’t avoid to go with him,” Jenelyn’s mother Gina recalled, saying that she deleted the message from her phone since she didn’t understand it. […]


September 30, 2011


She spoke halting English but didn’t say much to investigators who asked why she had three kilos of shabu in her suitcase. The 25-year-old Kenyan woman who was arrested yesterday at the Mactan Cebu International Airport had no cash in her wallet but kept a calm demeanor. Asha Atieno Ogutu arrived at about 4 p.m. […]

Whistleblower in drug hearing killed

September 29, 2011


by Correspondent Rhea Ruth Rosell   Bernard Liu, whistleblower in a 2001 congressional investigation on drugs, was found dead in his home in Talisay City, Cebu this morning. Neighbors found his body lying in the backyard and bathed in crude oil.   He had a rope tied around his neck. Police are investigating the death. […]

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 […]

Mama missing NBI arrests son in Mambaling

August 26, 2011


A MAN suspected of killing his mother was taken into custody yesterday by the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7). Christian “Lucky” Dalangin was arrested as NBI agents set to apply for a search warrant to to open his two-storey house in Ma. Gochan Street, barangay Mambaling, Cebu City. The NBI was alerted […]