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‘Possible arson’ eyed in Panagdait fire that killed 1, razed 25 houses

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man has been confirmed to have died in an afternoon fire in Barangay Kasambagan that is being investigated as a possible arson by fire investigators. The fire that hit Sitio Panagdait in…

Checkpoints, intel monitoring lead to 29 Cebu City-based ‘drug dealers’ arrests in Mandaue 

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The arrest of 29 drug personalities from Cebu City this month in Mandaue City is proof of the effective intensified campaign against illegal drugs of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO). Police Colonel…

Close to P300k shabu seized from two suspected pushers in Pasil

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie Erram 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to P300,000 worth of illegal drugs was confiscated from two suspected drug pushers after police in Cebu City conducted a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pasil in Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, January…

PRO-7 chief says three sacked officials will undergo investigation

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An investigation will be conducted on the three senior police officers from Central Visayas who were relieved by Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa for playing golf during weekdays. In…

CCPO chief wants man in viral saliva video to be declared persona non grata

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/22/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) chief will recommend declaring the man in the viral “spitting saliva” video a persona non grata, or an unwelcome person. The man, identified as Jayson John…

Cops checking if 2 HVTs caught with P7M shabu are members of drug syndicate

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the two high value targets, who were caught with P7 million worth of suspected shabu, have links to a big illegal drugs syndicate. Police Major Verniño Noserale, Consolacion Police…

Police advise parents not to leave children at home alone after 2-year-old baby boy dies in Balamban fire

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/21/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Never leave your children alone at home. This was the advice issued by Police Major Christian Torres, chief of the Balamban police station after a two-year-old baby boy perished in a fire…

Criminology student nabbed for threatening to post nude photos of brother’s ex-girlfriend

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For threatening to post online nude photos of his brother’s ex-girlfriend in exchange for sex, a first-year criminology student is now locked behind bars at the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO). Agents from…

PRO-7 to intensify campaign against illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) vowed to continue to intensify its campaign against illegal drugs following the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that illegal drugs still proliferate in Cebu. Duterte,…

Two million people came to watch Sinulog Grand Parade — police

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It was peaceful despite having at least 2 million people on the street and enjoying the Sinulog Grand Parade 2020 on Sunday, January 19, 2020. This was the assessment of Police Colonel Engelbert…

CCPO chief vows stronger drive vs illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the city’s police force agreed with what President Rodrigo Duterte said that illegal drugs continue to proliferate in Cebu. But Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, chief of the Cebu City Police…

18K Sinulog Grand Parade spectators at CCSC — police

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are already at least 18,000 spectators in the grandstand of Cebu City Sports Center (CSSC) as of 2:30 p.m. today, January 19, 2020, to witness the Sinulog 2020 ritual showdown.  Police Major…

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