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…

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 reminds public: No ‘activities’ outside churches during Holy Week

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The city government here reminded the public on Monday, March 29, 2021, that activities outside churches this Holy Week are strictly prohibited. Mayor Edgardo Labella, in a press briefing, said they have tasked…

Cebu City police ready for Oplan SumVac

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 1,649 Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) personnel are all geared up to help implement Oplan Sumvac here. Oplan Sumvac is a program aimed at ensuring the safety and security of…

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,…

No private vehicles allowed in Carbon starting Mar. 22

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Beginning this March 22, authorities and police in Cebu City will temporarily prohibit private vehicles from entering Carbon Public Market, the city’s largest public wet market. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), Market…

Carbon Market may be closed to non-Cebu City residents during Holy Week

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Carbon Market may be closed to those who are not from Cebu City during the Holy Week to prevent crowding.  Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, chief of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said on Wednesday,…

CCPO supports reopening of cockpit arenas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said it supports the Cebu City Gamefowl Commission’s proposal to reopen cockpit arenas as long as they abide with health protocols. CCPO chief Police Colonel Josefino Ligan said…

CCPO seizes more than P1 million worth of shabu the past week

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police confiscated 201.73 grams of suspected ‘shabu’ worth P1 million from 32 drug operations conducted the past week. Along with this is the decrease in the average number of quarantine violators…

Cebu City cops willing to get COVID vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cops in Cebu City expressed willingness to get vaccinated as protection from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, said at least 1,000 of their…

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