Elections in Central Visayas ‘generally peaceful’ — PRO-7

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office (PRO-7) have assessed a generally peaceful conduct of elections regionwide. Police Colonel Noel Flores, deputy regional director for operations of the PRO-7, said this adding that there were only…

Tumulak reports ‘threats’ from city hall employee to police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak said he and his driver already appeared at the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Tuesday, April 26, to report the alleged threats that they allegedly received from…

Security measures set for Labor Day activities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Security measures for possible activities on May 1, 2022, or during the Labor Day, are being set in Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Theresa Macatangay, information officer of the Cebu City Police Office…

CCPO ready to secure vote counting machines, ballots

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is ready to secure the vote-counting machines (VCMs) and ballots when they arrive from Manila. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the CCPO,…

Tumulak fears for security amid threat from City Hall employee

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City independent mayoral candidate, incumbent Councilor David Tumulak, fears for his security after receiving a threat from a City Hall employee. Tumulak said in a press conference that his driver received a…

CCPO to deploy personnel in ports, terminals starting April 13

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police deployment plan in Cebu City has been laid as travelers are expected to flock terminals and ports this Holy Week. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, chief of operations of the Cebu City…

25k join Barug PDP-Laban rallies in Cebu City – cops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly 25,000 individuals participated in the simultaneous rallies organized by Barug PDP-Laban in Cebu City Friday night, April 1, 2022. Despite the presence of a huge crowd, the political gatherings remained peaceful and…

Cops going after new drug group after buy-bust yields P34.8M shabu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are going after a new growing drug group that operates in Cebu City.  This was after the Cebu City policemen caught two cousins with 5.1 kilos of suspected shabu during last Saturday’s…

CCPO on heightened alert status for 2022 polls

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite peaceful local campaign in the past few days, the Cebu City police remain on heightened alert status for May 2022 polls. This means all police are on standby should their forces be…

P39-M drug haul in 2 separate Cebu City buy-bust operations — police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some P39 million worth of suspected shabu’ was confiscated at 30 minutes after midnight of March 26, 2022 in two separate police operations in Cebu City. The buy-bust operation along Panganiban Balagtas St.…

Cockpit organizers in Cebu City told: Police your own arenas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cockpit organizers in Cebu City are asked to police their own arenas as the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) could not assign individual police to do so. Police Lieutenant Janette Rafter, chief of…

Local campaign day 1: Peaceful, orderly, with a bit of traffic

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police initially assessed that the first day of the local campaign here is generally peaceful and orderly. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, chief of operations of the Cebu City Police Office…

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