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Liloan police ‘hunt’ 2 jail escapees


  Liloan police are now conducting a manhunt operation against two detainees who escaped from their detention cell, Sunday night. The inmates were identified as Andrew Opon of Barangay Catarman and Peter John Marquez of Barangay San Vicente, who are both detained for drug charges. The two are among the 99 inmates detained at the […]

Posted: March 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Cop caught in drug den raid

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A senior police officer was arrested along with three other suspected drug users inside a drug den in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City, at past 2 a.m. yesterday. SPO1 Cielo Bonite wore civilian clothes and had his service firearm tucked on his waist when operatives of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) barged into a house […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Jail visitor nabbed for drugs


A man who tried to sneak drugs for a friend, who is detained at the Argao Police Station detention cell, was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Ryan Dela Cerna, a resident of Barangay Talaytay, Argao, was also detained together with his friend. Po3 Benjamine Herosaga said that Dela Cerna visited the police detention cell about 2 p.m. […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Japanese held for molesting a 15-year-old girl

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A Japanese manager of a hotel based on Mactan Island was arrested yesterday for the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl last February. Takeshi Kon, 50, who has been living in Cebu for over 15 years, was arrested at around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday and would be charged with rape and for engaging in child […]

Posted: March 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Suspected drug pusher, two cohorts killed in shootout with police

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  CEBU CITY–Three alleged drug suspects were killed in a buy-bust operation early Tuesday morning in Danao City, northern Cebu. Suspected drug pusher Julius Gacita and his two other cohorts –Dexter Diango and a certain Edwin –were shot dead after they resisted arrest and allegedly fought back. Senior Insp. Alejandro Batobalonos, Danao police chief, said […]

Posted: March 14th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

‘Pusher’ arrested in Catmon


A DRUG surrenderer was arrested by the police in Barangay Flores, Catmon town, northern Cebu last Sunday night. Numeriano Estenzo IV, 50, was immediately handcuffed by the Catmon policemen led by Senior Insp. Narciso Abapo after the drug transaction was consummated. According to PO3 Aaron Benjamin Arizona, the suspect already surrendered last year but allegedly […]

Posted: March 13th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Sabalones’ ‘underlings’ arrested

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While their kingpin reportedly remains in custody at the police national headquarters in Camp Crame, the underlings of self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones have kept their trade going in southern Cebu as though things were normal. And Talisay City police have P385,000 worth of illegal drugs to show. In a buy-bust operation on Wednesday, police […]

Posted: March 9th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Man dies of snake bite in Bogo; another arrested after foiled robbery attempt

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A 53-year-old man died after being bitten by a venomous snake in a remote barangay of Guadalupe in Bogo City, northern Cebu around 3 p.m. last Sunday. Virgilio Ypil, married, was celebrating his birthday on the day he was bitten. PO1 Alexis Camelo Villacrusis of Bogo City Police Station said the victim was allegedly drunk […]

Posted: March 6th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Two killed, one hurt in Naga mishap


Two persons died while another one was injured after a prime mover swerved and crashed into a house and waiting shed in Barangay Lanas, Naga City at past 6 a.m. yesterday. Police identified the victims as 26-year-old driver Marjune Baldisco, a resident of Barangay Mainit, Naga City, and 72-year-old widow Isidra Vellacencio Cabaral, a resident […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

1 dies in Santander road accident anew


A MOTORCYCLE rider died while his backrider was seriously injured after his bike collided with a Ceres bus on Sunday afternoon in Barangay Liloan, Santander, the southernmost town of Cebu. Ivan Viloria Ogoc, 20, of Consolacion town, northern Cebu who worked as a call center agent, and his backrider, Gwynne Guylan, 20, of Pelaez Street, […]

Posted: February 27th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »