Biker on his way to work killed in Minglanilla road tragedy

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A biker on his way to work was killed after he was hit by a bus while trying to cross a busy road in Minglanilla town on Friday morning. Police Major Arieza Otida,…

P4.4-M shabu seized from Talisay, Lapu drug busts

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of P4.4 million of suspected shabu was seized from two suspects in two separate buy-bust operations in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Talisay in a span of just 15 hours. The…

‘Be responsible,’ police reminds parents as newborn is found under car in Brgy. Punta Princesa

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A police official here is reminding parents, or those who plan to be one, to be responsible individuals. This after a newborn baby boy was rescued from underneath a car parked in a…

Body of missing man who jumped off bridge found 34 hours later

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After at least 34 hours of searching, rescuers finally retrieved the body of a man who was believed to have jumped off the Marcelo Fernan Bridge. Rescuers from the Mandaue City Disaster Risk…

Buy-bust in Consolacion, Cebu yields  P13.6M worth of ‘shabu’

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police recovered two kilos of suspected ‘shabu’ worth an estimated P13.6 million from a 38-year-old Cebu City resident during a buy-bust operation conducted  late Thursday, January 26, 2023, in Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town, northern Cebu.…

PDEA-7 exec: Only 48% of CV barangays remains drug-affected

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) said that only 48 percent of the barangays in the region had remained drug-affected. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said this was…

Sinulog sa Carmen : 150,000 spectators showed up to watch event

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/23/2023

 CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities said around 150,000 spectators watched the 50th Sinulog sa Carmen on Sunday, Jan. 22.  Despite this, Police Lieutenant Colonel Mark Gifter Sucalit, deputy director for operations of the Cebu Police Provincial Office…

11 minors involved in Talisay brawl to undergo counseling

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/21/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 11 minors will undergo counseling under Talisay City social workers after figuring in a street brawl on Friday dawn, January 20, 2023. Police said six of the minors are repeat…

“Abduction” victims urged to come forward and cooperate

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An investigation will not prosper if the two development workers who were allegedly abducted at Pier 6 in Cebu City last January 10 refuse to cooperate and issue statements. This was what Police…

Bacayan accident kills elderly woman

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An elderly woman died after she was ran over by a dump truck in Barangay Bacayan, Cebu City, on Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, 2023.  Police Major Alvin Llamedo, chief of the Talamban Police…

PRO-7 chief orders ‘deep’ probe on alleged abduction of dev’t workers in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police Brigadier General Jerry Bearis, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), ordered a deep, thorough, and impartial investigation on the alleged abduction of development workers  Armand Dayoha and Dyan Gumanao.  Both…

Kamputhaw rumble: Police to file alarm and scandal cases against 3 men involved in melee

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/16/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police will file alarm and scandal complaints against three men, who were arrested for being involved in a rumble near a gasoline station in Barangay Kamputhaw in Cebu City at around 1 a.m. …

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