CAUGHT IN THE ACT

Apple Ta-as, Jhunnex Napallacan 04/30/2016

The police won’t spare anyone linked to illegal drugs, even if it means arresting one of its own. Cebu police authorities have long acknowledged that some policemen were suspected of being engaged in or using illegal drugs.…

Man killed in Talisay

Rene F. Alima 04/30/2016

An ALLEGED suspect in the series of motorcycle thefts in Talisay City was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen. PO3 Erwin Carbonquillo of Talisay City Police Station said that Jesrich Aradaza, 26, originally from Butuan City but was…

Mall heist aftermath: Police chief relieved

Apple Ta-as 04/30/2016

The local police chief of the City of Carcar has been relieved from his post following the unsolved April 16 mall heist. Supt. Brindo Nacario now heads the Police Community Relations of the Cebu Provincial Police Office…

SUV rams truck: 2 dead, 3 injured

Rene F. Alima 04/30/2016

TWO women were killed while three others were injured after a sport utility vehicle (SUV) collided with a cargo truck along the national road in Barangay Minolos, Barili in western Cebu last Friday. PO2 Jotimar Tijano of…

Two lawyers caught in scandal post bail

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/30/2016

THE two lawyers who figured in a relationship scandal posted bail over the weekend. But only the lawyer who was accused by his wife of concubinage and violation of Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women…

Bodol-bodol woman caught in Dalaguete

Rene F. Alima 04/30/2016

A 37-year-old woman was arrested yesterday after she tried to con a 73-year-old widow of her valuables using the bodol-bodol method in Barangay Balod, Dalaguete town in southern Cebu. PO3 Reynaldo Vidas, Dalaguete police station desk officer,…

Former judge, gov tell voters: Don’t be fooled by Duterte

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/30/2016

“Do not be deceived by Digong.” This was the message conveyed by a former Martial Law detainee in Cebu and a former governor of Negros Occidental during a forum aimed at “unmasking” presidential front-runner, Davao City Mayor…

Lito O says survey shows Duterte will win Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/30/2016

FORMER Cebu governor Emilio Mario “Lito” Osmeña is optimistic that Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will win the presidential race. In a press conference he called at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu yesterday afternoon, he said he based…

Security ready for poll watch group, precincts

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/30/2016

Police assured a citizens’ election watch group of their security during the May 9 elections especially in identified election hotspots. Supt. Arnel Banzon of the Police Regional Office’s (PRO-7) operations and plans division said they will secure…

Cebu officials confident of peaceful elections

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/30/2016

LOCAL officials in election hotspots in the province are confident in the police’s ability to ensure peaceful and orderly elections on May 9. Medellin Mayor Ricardo Ramirez said he is sure the elections in his town will…

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