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NCRPO chief: Cops securing Asean summit lack portalets, water


One of the challenges faced by the security forces deployed at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in Manila is the lack of portable toilets and drinking water. More than 4,000 police officers, enduring the searing heat to secure roads in Manila for the Asean meetings this week, have not been provided with […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Cop’s brother nabbed on drug possession


THE brother of a police officer who went absent without leave was arrested in a drug bust at Sitio Bario Lapok, Barangay Duljo Fatima Friday evening. Rogelio Pogoy alias Jay-R was arrested a few meters away from his house by personnel of the Cebu City Intelligence Branch (CIB). Chief Insp. Christopher Navida said Pogoy is […]

Posted: April 22nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

“Suspicious-looking” men held by police in Oslob


CEBU CITY–Police have held for questioning six “suspicious-looking” men on board a van in Barangay Tan-awan, Oslob town, 121 kilometers south of Cebu City. Five of them are Muslims from Lanao del Norte while one is a Christian from Iloilo, said SPO1 Arturo Balmores, deputy chief of the Oslob Police Station. Balmores said they received […]

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

In which terrain can gov’t forces win?


I am now beginning to understand why it is really very hard for the government forces to fight the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Basilan and Jolo as can be gleaned from their failure to neutralize the small terrorist group in Bohol, a terrain which the ASG is not even familiar with. Lest I be […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Opinion | Read More »

Hotel alerts cops of ‘different’-speaking group; turns out just in Cebu for a confab


  CEBU CITY–A hotel staff in Cebu City  sought police assistance after a group of more than 10 persons who spoke in a different language checked in past 8 a.m. on Monday. Operatives of the Special Weapons and Tactics responded and found out that they were government officials from Basilan who were in Cebu City […]

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

Police arrest 15 drug suspects in Danao City raids


A total of 15 drug suspects were arrested in a series of raids done in two Danao City barangays on Friday afternoon. Danao City Poice Chief Insp. Gerard Ace Pelare said eight drug pushers and seven drug users were arrested in the operation conducted in barangays Looc and Taboc in Danao City at around 1 […]

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

Police arrest suspected drug pusher; 3 minors rescued


A suspected drug pusher was arrested while three minors were rescued during a buy-bust operation in District 4, Barangay Pupogan, Consolacion town, Cebu on Thursday evening. Chief Insp. Roderick Gonzales, Chief of Consolacion Police Station, said they conducted a buy-bust operation at 11:40 p.m. to arrest Richard Urot, 33, who was reported to be selling […]

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

Travelers told: Stay safe

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Stay at home, or if you insist on traveling, don’t post your whereabouts online. Also verify every “advisory” and “alert” you read in social media. These were some of the tips given by Cebu City officials to city residents who will join thousands of Metro Cebu residents in heading to the province and outside Cebu […]

Posted: April 12th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Holy Week: Cops deployed to Bantayan Island, other areas

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  A send-off ceremony for 140 policemen assigned to different areas in the province for Holy Week duties was held on Tuesday. Most of them will augment the police force in northern Cebu particularly Bantayan Island, dubbed as the Holy Week capital of Cebu where several thousands of people flock for its white sand beaches […]

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

Five cops under probe for ‘hulidap’

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CEBU City Councilor David Tumulak wants five policemen from the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) investigated after receiving complaints that they were involved in extortion, commonly known as “hulidap.” Tumulak, also the deputy mayor for peace and order, said these policemen arrested surrenderers under Operation Tokhang who have made a new life for themselves being […]

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