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ATM skimming suspects transferred to city jail


THE three Romanian nationals who were tagged in a series of unauthorized automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals in Cebu were transferred from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) stockade to the Cebu City Jail yesterday. Judge Soliver Peras of the Regional Trial Court Branch 10 signed the commitment order of the three accused to the […]

Posted: March 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Four of six suspects released by fiscal for lack of evidence


  Four of the six suspects initially charged for attempting to lure four Minglanilla Central School pupils into a van last Thursday have been released from detention after the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor did not find enough evidence to charge them during the inquest proceedings. According to lawyer Vincent Isles, who represents the suspects, […]

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

Tumulak: more ATM skimming suspects on the loose


Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said he believes there are more suspects of the automated teller machines (ATM) skimming incidents still on the loose. While he welcomes the arrest of three Romanian nationals by the National Bureau pf Investigation (NBI) 7 last Friday, he said none of them matched the suspect he saw in a […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

‘Kidnapping’ alarm sparks arrests; six suspects claim they sold books


MINGLANILLA TOWN Six persons, three of them women, were arrested by Minglanilla policemen after they were accused of attempting to kidnap four girls, all elementary school pupils, at around noontime on Thursday. Minglanilla Police Chief Dexter Calacar said that the arrest came after the kids’ parents and a teacher reported the alleged attempt to kidnap […]

Posted: March 18th, 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 »

No coffins, just Bibles in Tokhang


After using coffins to warn drug dealers on their eventual fate if they don’t surrender, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will now try a different track to persuade them to reform. In keeping with the change in pace of the nationwide Oplan Toktok Hangyo (TokHang), the Cebu City police will tap Bible bearing priests […]

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

Duterte challenges the Church to do something to fight drugs


President Rodrigo Duterte is not yet done lambasting priests and human rights advocates who continue to criticize his anti-drug policies that resulted in the deaths of several drug suspects. Speaking before business leaders in Cebu, the country’s top executive said no one can stop his war on drugs. “I’m telling you now. The campaign against […]

Posted: March 2nd, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

3 drug suspects nabbed in Pardo


THREE suspected drug pushers were arrested by the elements of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City, last Thursday. Jeffrey Pinili, 26; along with his brother Arein Pinili, 27, a welder; and Ryx Delfinado, 25, a medical representative, were nabbed in a house in the area that was […]

Posted: February 24th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

‘Shoot down suspects if they resist’

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Police were given the green light to shoot down the suspects in the murder of a Bohol-based ecology advocate “if they decide to fight back.” “(They are wanted) dead or alive kung lalaban sila (if they will fight back),” said Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) chief, in reference to […]

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

P6M drugs seized as shabu supply continues


For as long as there are users and buyers, there will always be a steady supply of illegal drugs in the country even with government’s strong efforts to go after drug dealers. The admission came from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), following the arrest of yet again, another big-time suspected drug […]

Posted: February 16th, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »