Soriano relieved as CPPO director

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano was relieved from his post as Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director effective June 12, 2022. Camp Crame released a directive on the replacement of Soriano, who was temporarily assigned to…

136 loose firearms seized in Cebu province during election gun ban

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 136 loose firearms were confiscated in Cebu province during the election gun ban period covering January 9 to June 8, 2022.  Police Lieutenant Colonel Mark Gifter Sucalit, deputy director for…

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…

CPPO holds peace covenant signing for safer May 2022 elections

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The candidates for Cebu provincial electoral posts participated in a peace covenant signing on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Cebu Police Provincial Office grounds in Sudlon, Lahug, here. The signing was led by…

CPPO director: P8.9M illegal drugs seized in 1st quarter of 2022

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some P8.9 million worth of illegal drugs was confiscated by the Cebu provincial policemen in the first quarter of the year. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, said that…

CPPO sees no ‘undesirable events’ in May election in Cebu province

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) do not anticipate possible ‘undesirable events’ in the province for this coming May 2022 election. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, CPPO director, said that even if there is…

Retired police officers told: Refrain from wearing uniforms in political activities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Retired police officers were told to refrain from wearing their uniforms while endorsing political aspirants on social media to avoid putting a political color on the image of the whole PNP organization. Police…

Investigation on Baringui-an couple murder continues

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in the province continue to investigate the killing of the Baringui-an couple even as cases were already filed against five suspects, all of whom are former or active policemen. “Although we have…

CPPO starts listing police personnel with relatives running for electoral posts

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 10 police personnel of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) were initially listed with relatives running for electoral posts in the coming 2022 election. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, CPPO director, said…

CPPO chief: Drug war progress seen in drug haul – from kilos to 50 grams of shabu 

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “From kilos of shabu in previous years to 50 to 60 grams of shabu at present.” This was how Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) director, described the illegal drugs…

Cebu Police Provincial Office performance lauded

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Chief Directorial Staff of the Philippine National Police (PNP) assessed that the policemen from the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) have improved in their service and engagement with the community in sustaining…

Soriano: Security plans for Yuletide season almost ready

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 11/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the easing of restrictions here, the top official of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) said that they will also be implementing more relaxed security measures during the Yuletide season. From manning…

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