Suspected drug dealer shot dead, four others nabbed in Consolacion

Lesley Cara Delos Santos, Norman V. Mendoza 01/09/2017

A suspected drug peddler was shot dead by unknown assailants while four suspected drug pushers, including two alleged notorious personalities, were nabbed by the police in separate incidents just hours apart in Consolacion, 13 kilometers north of…

‘Kerwin will lie to protect his life’

Nestle L. Semilla 10/20/2016

It is no longer surprising if suspected drug lord Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa would mouth off names of police officers as his protectors and coddlers. This was the statement of Ret. Police General, now Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot…

P5.9 M shabu seized from Kerwin cohorts

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/20/2016

Are members of the Espinosa drug syndicate operating in Eastern Visayas now trading drugs in Cebu to avoid the heat of police operations there? The Cebu City Police Office (CPPO) is tracking the whereabouts of other members…

Drug suspect takes son hostage in raid

Rene F. Alima 10/20/2016

A suspected drug pusher who already surrendered to the police through Oplan Tokhang but allegedly returned to his illegal drug activities was arrested yesterday morning in Barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu. Prior to his arrest, Julfran…

Live-in partners fall in drug bust

Norman V. Mendoza and Rene F. Alima 09/24/2016

A MALE employee of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) and his live-in partner were arrested during a buy-bust operation around 11 a.m. yesterday in Barangay Talaga, Argao, Cebu. Seized from the possession of Ponciano Mamugay,…

Wounded Catmon cops receive Medal of Valor

Apple Ta-as 11/09/2015

THE two police officers who were wounded in a shootout in barangay Binongkalan, Catmon town, northern Cebu last Wednesday were awarded the Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting or Medal of Valor yesterday. Chief Supt. Prudencio “Tom” Bañas, Police…

Mom of rescued minor may face charges

Apple Ta-as 11/09/2015

The 17-year-old girl who was rescued by police in a drug raid in Toledo City will be turned over to social workers while her mother could face charges for allowing her to live with a drug suspect,…

Woman dies in bike crash

Norman V. Mendoza 11/08/2015

A 35-year-old woman was killed after she was thrown off a motorcycle in a collision with another motorbike in Lapu-Lapu City past 10 p.m. Saturday. Police said Fe Casallas was the backrider of a motorcycle driven by…

Cash, jewelry stolen in Guadalupe burglary

Apple Ta-as 11/08/2015

CASH and valuables amounting to more than P200,000 were stolen from an apartment in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. Editha Conejos, 54, reported the theft to the Guadalupe Police Station. Conejos discovered the burglary last Saturday afternoon. She…

Romanians charged for ‘fraudulent cards’

Apple Ta-as 11/03/2015

Charges were filed yesterday against two Romanian nationals who were arrested for withdrawing cash from an automated teller machine (ATM) using fraudulent cards in barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City. Stefania Mihaela Osman, 36, and Petro Ioan Uveges, 42,…

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