Police arrest 4 suspects in fatal gang-related shooting in Liloan

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 05/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Four suspects linked to the shooting of minors at a convenience store in Barangay Yati, Liloan town, northern Cebu, on Thursday morning, May 9, have been arrested. The captured individuals are identified as…

PRO-7 probes detainee escape in Danao City

Emmariel Ares 04/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is investigating the escape of a detainee in Danao City on April 2. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, the PRO-7 spokesperson, said that an…

PRO-7 on Holy Week 2024 security: We are ready

Mark Bandolon 03/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) assured that their 6,000 personnel are ready for Holy Week 2024. They will be deployed starting Sunday, March 24. “I would like to assure everyone that…

Suspect in fatal Maguikay shooting claims he did it in self-defense

Paul Lauro 05/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police have already detained the suspect in the fatal shooting in front of a factory in Brgy. Maguikay, Mandaue City last Wednesday, May 17, who claimed he did it for ‘self-defense.’ Around 6…

Suspect in roadside robbery in Escario arrested

Paul Lauro 05/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of the suspects in a roadside robbery that took place at the junction of the Escario and Clavano Streets here last May 16, 2023 has been arrested. The Abellana Police Station confirmed…

Flower vendor shot dead in front of Carreta cemetery in broad daylight

Paul Lauro 05/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 44-year-old flower vendor was killed by still unidentified assailants in front of the Carreta Cemetery here on Monday, May 15, a day after Mother’s Day. Police identified the victim as Terese Zuñega,…

Water refilling worker arrested in Danao for allegedly exposing self to minor

Paul Lauro 05/15/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A worker in a water refilling station in Danao City, northern Cebu was arrested late Sunday evening, May 14, 2023, for allegedly exposing himself to a minor. Police in Danao City confirmed that…

6 Central Visayas cops accused of kidnapping, torturing 2 individuals who pretended to sell illegal drugs

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least six police officers assigned at the Central Visayas office of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG-7) are now in hot waters after being accused of kidnapping and torturing two…

Probationer caught with P374,000 worth of illegal drugs in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 35-year-old man in Cebu City, who is currently facing trial over drug charges, was arrested again for the same offense. The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) arrested a certain…

Habal-habal passenger shot dead in Guadalupe

Paul Lauro 05/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Cebu City are now hunting down the suspect behind a fatal shooting that took place in broad daylight in Brgy. Guadalupe on Sunday, May 7, 2023. The Guadalupe Police Station confirmed…

Ex-tanod in Balamban surrenders after accused of shooting cops

Paul Lauro 05/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A former barangay tanod, which means village peacekeeper in English, in Balamban town in Cebu surrendered to authorities on Monday, May 8, 2023, after being accused of shooting police officers. The police identified…

‘Notorious’ carnapper nabbed in Carcar City

Paul Lauro 04/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Carcar City arrested a ‘notorious’ carnapper a few hours after somebody saw him stealing a parked motorcycle whose owner just went to withdraw some money from an automated teller machine (ATM).…

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