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Police, PDEA-7 nab two in buy-bust operations in NegOr, Siquijor

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines (Updated, 11:18 p.m.) — Buy-bust operations conducted by the the police with the help of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Negros Oriental and in Siquijor on Tuesday, July 7, 2020,…

Firefighter from Mandaue City Fire Station succumbs to COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7) recorded its first casualty due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after the Mandaue City Fire Station confirmed that one of its firefighters died…

PDEA-7 director says coordination with barangay will help deter illegal drug traders

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Constant coordination with barangay (village) officials will be key to deterring illegal drug traders. This was what Levi Ortiz, the director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), had to…

PDEA-7 busts yield P1 million worth of suspected shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two buy-bust operations conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) in Barangays Lahug and Sambag 1 on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, led to the arrest of three suspects and…

Farmer hacks, kills neighbor in Barili, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 55-year-old farmer was hacked to death by his neighbor in Sitio Center Star, Barangay Tal-ot, Barili town southwestern Cebu at around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Police Master Sergeant Mark…

Cebu City police chief urges barangay officials help monitor, patrol areas

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The cooperation of barangay officials in implementing strict monitoring in interior areas of their respective villages will be crucial in keeping residents inside their homes while the city is under enhanced community quarantine…

Ferro to students, other interested Cebuanos: Join Cebu City’s COVID-19 contact tracing team

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Your help is needed. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), is asking students and other Cebuanos who own laptops to help in the…

PRO-7: 1,082 cops took rapid tests, 262 have COVID-19, 92 have recovered

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One thousand eighty two (1,082) policemen from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) have undergone rapid testing in the last couple of months  amid the ongoing fight against the coronavirus disease…

Anti-kidnapping Group probes missing man, suspect killed in Minglanilla shootout

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the Anti Kidnapping Group in Central Visayas (AKG-7) are still investigating the incident of a missing man believed to have been ‘abducted’ in Barangay Banilad, here, last June 2, 2020. One…

Talisay City cops’ Monday patrol nets 27 GCQ violators

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is still the start of the week, but the Talisay City police have already caught another 27 individuals during their morning patrol today, July 6, 2020, around the city. The joint patrol,…

Going the extra mile: RMFB cops help build home for family who lived in abandoned pig-pen

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Policemen are known to “serve and protect” the public at all times. While we’re used to seeing cops protecting the public from bad elements, there are also times we see them do good deeds…

18 more cops from PRO-7 recover from COVID-19

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eighteen more policemen from thePolice Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will be able to go back to their respective homes on Monday, July 6, 2020, after recovering from the coronavirus disease 2019…

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