Family of slain Tungasan councilor not satisfied with police probe

Futch Anthony Inso 05/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The family of slain Tungasan Barangay Councilor Jose “Sadam” Quiros says they are not satisfied with how the police are handling the case. On Wednesday noon, May 11, 2022, the mother and sister…

Barangay councilor killed, motorcycle driver critical in Carmen road accident

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 10/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The motorcycle driver who reportedly figured in a road accident on Thursday that claimed the life of a barangay councilor in the town of Carmen in northern Cebu, was also in critical condition.…

Love interest, personal grudge eyed in killing of brgy councilor in Danao City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Love interest and personal grudge are being eyed by authorities as possible motives behind the killing of a barangay councilor in Danao City past 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

CIDG-7: 3 CAFGU-witnesses claim Bohol brgy dad, pastor were NPAs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three active members of the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) claimed in a statement that the barangay councilor and pastor, who were arrested in Bohol Province last June 25, 2021, were allegedly…

Tabada family in Bohol: Crime group allegations untrue; guns, docus allegedly planted

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The family of Carmilo Tabada, the barangay councilor who was arrested in Barangay Poblacion in Trinidad town in Bohol province on June 25, has denied the allegations that the barangay councilor was a…

Pastor, Brgy. Councilor who are alleged members of crime group nabbed in Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/25/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—An incumbent barangay councilor and a pastor, who are alleged members of the TABADA crime group and communist-terrorist group (CTG), were nabbed via virtue of search warrants in separate operations past 1 a.m. on…

NegOr village councilor nabbed for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old incumbent village councilor of Barangay Giligaon in Siaton town, Negros Oriental was arrested this morning, June 4, 2021, with P34,000 worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during the serving of a search warrant…

Cebu City barangay councilor shoots dead 33-year-old man

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 63-year-old barangay councilor of Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City landed in jail after he shot dead a 33-year-old man during an argument at past 1 p.m. today, February 14, in the…

P3M butane cannisters, refilling equipment seized from barangay councilor

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/05/2018

Three million worth of butane canisters and refilling equipment were seized from a makeshift refilling plant in Barangay Tawason, Mandaue City on Wednesday afternoon. The operation was conducted by personnel of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group…

Lapu council questions President’s choice for councilor

Norman V. Mendoza 09/27/2017

THE Lapu-Lapu City Council filed a resolution asking the Liberal Party (LP) to verify the status of lawyer Jennifer Tan Dungog who was appointed City Councilor by President Rodrigo Duterte. Councilor Gregorio Paquibot Jr. filed the resolution,…

Two barangay councilors in Tuburan yield firearms, drugs

Agnes B. Alpuerto 09/21/2017

  TWO barangay councilors in the town of Tuburan were detained for illegal possession of firearms and drugs past 7 AM on Thursday, September 21. Through a search warrant issued by Judge Jerry Dicdican of the Regional…

Village official in Catmon nabbed in drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 07/20/2017

A COUNCILMAN of Barangay Catmondaan, Catmon town in northern Cebu was arrested in a drug bust at past 4 pm Wednesday. Irvin Ares Doños, who was placed under surveillance for a month, yielded 18 sachets of shabu.…

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