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HOTEL DRUG DEN BUSTED

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Motels and hotels used as drug dens have been on the radar of law enforcers, but the police found yesterday that drug peddlers and users still continue to use this mode to transact drug deals. A drug bust on Thursday by the drug enforcement unit (DEU) of the Mabolo police led to the arrest of […]

Posted: May 19th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

Students protest CHED guidelines

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MILITANT youth groups trooped to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) office in Cebu City to protest the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of government’s free tuition policy. The groups said that the proposed IRR does not address the issue of commercialization of education because even though students will be paying less in tuition, they […]

Posted: May 10th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Police ready for thousands expected to depart from ports, bus terminals

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The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has set up assistance desks in Catholic churches and bus terminals in anticipation of the thousands who are expected to flock to churches or head to towns and cities outside of Cebu City during the Holy Week. The management bodies of the south and north bus terminals, sea ports […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Drug busts net P5M shabu

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Three separate drug busts by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) and the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) led to the seizure of over P5 million worth of shabu and the arrest of four suspected drug dealers. PDEA-7 scored big when a operation at 7:30 p.m. […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Fifth escapee surrenders to Compostela police

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THE heat, fetid odor and cramped space drove five inmates to escape their cell at the Compostela police precinct last Friday morning. The alleged mastermind of the escape, Nelson Agbay, surrendered to the Compostela police after being convinced by his wife yesterday. Joel Cuyos, one of five escaped inmates who surrendered to police later in […]

Posted: April 9th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Security guard accidentally fires gun, wounds a colleague

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A 21-year-old security guard of A-Plus Towing accidentally fired his gun, hitting the helper of the company who was lying in a bench inside a bunkhouse along V. Rama Street, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City at past 10 a.m. on Saturday. According to SPO2 Rommel Bancog of the Cebu City Police Office Homicide Section, Ramniel Cuizon […]

Posted: April 8th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Minglanilla police arrest cop’s brother, two others in buy-bust

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  A brother of a police officer assigned in the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) of Talisay Police Station, along with two other suspected drug pushers were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Lower Calajo-an, Minglanilla on Friday night. Adrian Añabeza, brother of PO1 Marlon Añabeza, Jovannie Sellon and Joseph Amer Alidon are working […]

Posted: April 8th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Five prisoners escape Compostela jail; guard on duty under investigation

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Five inmates who escaped from the Compostela Police Station holding cell early yesterday morning are now the subject of a manhunt. Giovanni Tapayan, 40; Joel Cuyos, 33; Rubin Catipay, 19; and Nelson Agbay from Compostela; and Joseph Pio Mahinay, 33, of Liloan escaped by cutting the grills of the window using a hacksaw at around […]

Posted: April 7th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Compostela police launches manhunt for five escapees

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Compostela police are now conducting manhunt operation for five inmates who escaped early morning on Friday. Giovanni Tapayan, 40; Joel Cuyos, 33; Rubin Catipay, 19 and Nelson Agbay from Compostela and Joseph Pio Mahinay, 33, of Liloan escaped through a window by cutting the grills using a hacksaw at around 5:30 a.m. According to PO2 […]

Posted: April 7th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Tight Holy Week security begins

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As the week-long Association of Southeast Asean Nations (Asean) Summit meetings in Cebu are about to end, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has turned its preparations to the Holy Week celebration next week. Senior Supt. Joel Doria, director of the Cebu City police, said that about 1,300 policemen will be deployed to secure areas of […]

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