CCPO intensifies operations vs illegal STLs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Illegal numbers game outlets in Cebu City, your days are numbered! This was the warning issued by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Friday, April 9, as they start implementing the orders…

19 nabbed in Mambaling for illegal drugs

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A total of 19 individuals were arrested in  simultaneous anti-illegal drug operations here last Wednesday, April 7, 2021.  According to a press release, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), together with the…

CCPO ordered to investigate, remove STLs in Carreta

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to investigate and remove illegal small town lottery (STL) outlets in Barangay Carreta. This after Carreta Barangay Captain Marciano Ando…

E-bike, trisikad ‘regulations’ in Carbon mulled

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers and city government executives are mulling to regulate electronic-bikes (e-bikes) and trisikads plying in Carbon Public Market. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the Cebu City Police…

CHR-7 investigates ‘secret jail’ in Sawang Calero Police Station

Morexette Marie Erram 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has started investigating reports of an alleged “secret jail” inside the Sawang Calero Police Station.  Investigators from CHR-7 visited the Sawang Calero Police Station on Tuesday,…

Cebu City police say Holy Week observance ‘peaceful’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Despite 83 illegal gambling violators apprehended during the Lenten season, Cebu City’s observance of the Holy Week was still peaceful, according to the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO). Police Lieutenant Ryan Devaras, Deputy City Director…

19 arrested for ‘tigbakay’ in Brgy Tisa, Cebu City on Black Saturday

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Around 30 men participated in tigbakay on Black Saturday, April 3, in Barangay Tisa in Cebu City. Nineteen of them spent the rest of the weekend in jail after they were arrested by…

11 Sawang Calero cops relieved for extortion, rape

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Eleven police officers of Sawang Calero Police Station were relieved from their post for their alleged involvement in extortion and rape. According to Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of Police Regional Office in…

Cebu City quarantine violators reach 7k since start of 2021

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The total number of quarantine violators in Cebu City from January 15 to March 24, 2021, has reached 7,136. Police Major Eraño Regidor, Information Officer of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said…

CCPO to raise weeklong full alert status starting Holy Monday

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On March 29, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will raise its alert status to full alert for the entire 2021 Holy Week celebration. CCPO director Police Colonel Josefino Ligan said that a…

Carbon vendors, stall owners to police: Allow our vehicles inside

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The first day of disallowing the entry of private vehicles inside the Carbon Public Market complex in Cebu City on Monday, March 22, went smoothly, said Market Operations Division head Irvin Cabales. However,…

It’s green and go for COVID-19 molecular lab at Camp Sotero Cabahug

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine National Police (PNP) announced that its molecular laboratory at Camp Sotero Cabahug in Cebu City has been given clearance to start testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  In a statement dated March 17,…

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