Barrio Luz councilor to recommend termination of barangay tanod who tested positive for drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Barrio Luz councilor will recommend terminating the village watcher who tested positive after personnel of the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (COSAP) conducted a surprise drug test among 165 barangay…

Hot pursuit vs. suspects behind killing of former tanod in Inayawan

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 01/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Hot pursuit is being conducted by cops from the Pardo Police Station following a shooting incident in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, January 2, that resulted in the death of a…

Tanod caught for burglary in Basak barangay hall 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Law enforcers in Cebu City have advised barangay officials to regularly conduct background checks on their employees. This after a barangay tanod (village watchman) was arrested on Monday afternoon, December 14, for burglary. …

PDEA-7 nabs barangay tanod for illegal drugs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers in Cebu nabbed on Thursday dawn, August 20, 2020, a barangay tanod (village watchman in English) in Balamban town after he was caught in possession of illegal drugs. A statement from…

Labogon tanod pursuing armed man shot, wounded

Norman V. Mendoza 04/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A barangay tanod was shot and wounded after he and the police pursued an armed person at Sitio Lapyahan in Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City at past 7:00 this evening April 2, 2020.…

Tanod shot dead by three armed men in Negros Oriental town

Florence Baesa 10/11/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Three armed men killed a barangay tanod (village watchman) outside the victim’s house in Sitio Naubo, Barangay Mantiquil, Siaton Town around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2019. However, the shooting  incident…

Barangay tanod, wife arrested in Lorega drug-bust

Benjie B. Talisic 08/03/2018

An active barangay tanod and his wife were collared in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City at past 8 p.m. on Thursday, (August 02). Arrested were Fernando Magdasal, the village tanod, and his…

Barangay tanod nabbed in police drug operation in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman V. Mendoza 03/15/2018

LAPU-LAPU CITY, CEBU- Barangay Pajo Public Safety Officer Salong Baraokur, 48, and a resident of Sitio Humay-Humay of the same barangay, was arrested by personnel of Hoops Dome police station in a buy-bust operation past midnight on…

Investigation underway after barangay tanod killed in Argao

Rene Alima 10/30/2017

An investigation for the murder of a barangay tanod (barangay police) in the town of Argao is now underway. The victim, identified as Danny Cotillar, died after suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday morning. SPO3 Jose…

Barangay tanod shot by neighbor in Minglanilla

Benjie B. Talisic 10/14/2017

A village watchman was injured after he was shot by his neighbor in Barangay Tunghaan, Minglanilla on Friday evening. Daniel Brade sustained a gunshot wound on his left shoulder. Brade, a 52-year watchman in Barangay Tunghaan, personally…

Burglary suspect shot dead by barangay tanod

Nestle L. Semilla 10/10/2017

An alleged burglar was shot dead by a village watchman in Barangay Ermita in Cebu City after he reportedly tried to escape. Lendon Abadinas was killed by barangay tanod Junnel Sanchez past midnight on Tuesday while the…

Zafra denies Osmeña’s claims ABC not coordinating on tanod honorarium

Inna Gian Mejia 09/26/2017

CEBU City councilor Margarita Osmeña said the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) has failed to coordinate with her office on the release of honorarium to barangay tanods. Osmeña said she has been trying to coordinate with ABC president…

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