Toledo court orders arrest of Tuburan’s ex-mayor, 7 others

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Ador Vincent Mayol 06/15/2018

A JUDGE in Toledo City in western Cebu has ordered the arrest of former Mayor Rose Marie Suezo of Tuburan town and seven others who are facing election violation charges for allegedly distributing food, packs of juices,…

Ex-cop, PDEA agent, 2 others nabbed for kidnap of Chinese man

Inquirer.net 06/08/2018

A dismissed policeman, an intelligence agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), a traffic constable from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and another one were arrested after being tagged in the kidnapping of a Chinese…

Mom pleads guilty to exposing her children, 4 others to cyberporn; gets 20 years

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/06/2018

A 38-year-old mother will be spending the next 20 years in jail for selling her four children and four other minors to online pornography inside her home in Cordova town, Cebu, in 2016. Vilma (not her real…

Road mishap in Naga City kills 1, injures 14 others

Benjie B. Talisic 05/23/2018

A female passenger died and 14 others were injured after a ten-wheeler truck rammed into a multicab along the highway in Barangay Inoburan, Naga City in southern Cebu at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Wounded multicab passenger Daisy…

High-value target, two others slain in Duljo shootout

Benjie B. Talisic 05/03/2018

One of the three drug suspects killed in Wednesday’s anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City was described by police as a high-value target. Joseph Oralde, 44, was a high-value target and was the main…

Mandaue, three others remain hot in Governor’s Cup

Ray Charlie Diaz 05/01/2018

Mandaue City, Medellin and Catmon continued their streak through the quarterfinal round of the Governor’s Cup Inter-Cities and Municipalities Volleyball Tournament yesterday at the Liloan Municipal Gym. This as the three teams remained unbeaten in this tournament…

BMO employee’s daughter, 2 others arrested in Lorega buy-bust

Benjie Talisic 04/24/2018

Three persons were collared after they were caught in possession of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation by the drug enforcement unit of Parian police precinct in Sitio Riverside, Barangay Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City at past…

Election offices urged: Let others borrow ‘extra’ ballot boxes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto with Correspondent Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/18/2018

COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) Cebu has encouraged election offices in different towns to supply other offices which lacked ballot boxes. Comelec Provincial Election Supervisor lawyer Lionel Castillano said they have not received additional yellow boxes from Manila.…

DOJ clears Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa, 6 others for drug trafficking charges

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/12/2018

Cebuano businessman Peter Lim can heave a sigh of relief. The Depatment of Justice’s (DOJ) Task Force on Illegal Drugs has dismissed the drug charges filed against Lim and at least seven others for failure of the…

UP CEBU GRAD, 5 OTHERS CAPTURED IN NEGROS

Benjie Talisic, Carla Gomez, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/03/2018

SUSPECTED NPA REBELS Six suspected communist rebels — among them a young graduate of the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu and two minors — were captured following an encounter with government troopers in Mabinay town, Negros…

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