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Supt. Marcos, 18 cops in Espinosa slay arrested


BAYBAY CITY, Leyte — The local court has ordered the arrest of the leaders and members of the raiding team who shot and killed Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. while inside in detention last year. Judge Carlos Arguelles of the Regional Trial Court Branch 14 here issued the warrants against Supt. Marvin Marcos, head of the […]

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

2 drug suspects arrested


  Two drug suspect who surrendered during the implementation of “Oplan Tokhang” last year was arrested in separate police operations in Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday. Police first arrested Emrik Pahugot at around 8 p.m. for the possession of three small sachets of shabu. Elements of the Hoops Dome Police Station collared Pahugot, 28, around 8 […]

Posted: March 16th, 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 »

120 arrested as police drug operations resume

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TWO days after the police resumed their anti-illegal drug operations, at least 120 individuals were arrested in Metro Cebu, 54 of them for drugs. Last night, the Cebu City Police Office conducted a “one time big time” operation involving all 11 police stations in the city dubbed Oplan: Pokemon, and arrested 97 individuals, 31 of […]

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

106 arrested in Oplan Pokemon operation in Cebu City


  At least 100 people were rounded up by Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) in a “one time, big time” operation on Friday night. All 11 police stations in city participated in the operation dubbed as “Oplan Pokemon” where 106 persons, mostly engaged in illegal gambling, were arrested. Of that number, 15 of them have […]

Posted: February 17th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Zamboanga’s most wanted nabbed in Cebu


Zamboanga del Sur’s most wanted person was arrested by the police on Friday afternoon in Barangay Pagsabungan, Mandaue City. Eddie Canon, 46, temporarily residing in Sitio Papook, Barangay Pagsabungan, was arrested by the joint operatives of the Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU) 8 led by SPO2 Johnylou Pelin, which is based in Leyte, RIU-9 based in […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Female visitor arrested for trying to sneak in mobile phone in Mandaue City Jail


    CEBU CITY—A female visitor was arrested on Saturday morning after she was caught attempting to sneak in a mobile phone inside the Mandaue City Jail. Thelma Jopia, 50, wrapped the cellular phone on her left arm, near the armpit, with an adhesive tape, while the battery was hidden inside her bra. Jopia, a […]

Posted: January 28th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

SPED student arrested after raping fellow deaf-mute


A SPECIAL Education student was arrested by the police on Sunday afternoon after he was accused of raping his 30-year-old deaf-mute classmate. Rochan Bracero, 20, also a deaf-mute, of Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City, is currently detained pending the filing of a rape case against him. PO1 Juliet Trogo of the Women and Children Protection Desk […]

Posted: January 23rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »