Bomb threats at Cebu City Hall and Capitol could come from the same person — police official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police say there is a big possibility that only one person is behind the recent bomb threats at Cebu City Hall and Cebu Provincial Capitol. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Cebu City to CIDG: Investigate selling of vaccines

Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is asking the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) to investigate reports of individuals selling vaccine slots. On the Facebook Page of a student organization in a medical university,…

CIDG-7 insists arrest of Tabada, pastor in Bohol legitimate

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) denied accusations that their arrest of Carmilo Tabada, a barangay councilor in Barangay Poblacion, Trinidad town in Bohol, was questionable and illegitimate because it…

Police say drug suspects killed in Taptap could be part of big-time drug group  

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The head of the Philippine National Police Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) here said they received reports that the three suspects who were killed in a joint operation late Thursday night, June 10, 2021,…

Korean fugitive nabbed in Cebu 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fugitive from South Korea was arrested here last Wednesday, June 2.  Enforcers from the Lapu-Lapu City Field Unit of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), Bureau of Immigration (BI) and the…

11 most wanted individuals nabbed in CIDG-7’s weeklong SACLEO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 21  individuals, 11 of them considered most wanted, were arrested during the Simultaneous Anti-Criminality Law Enforcement Operations (SACLEO) conducted by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) from…

‘Fake’ dentist nabbed in Compostela, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Agents from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Cebu Province on Thursday, March 4, 2021, arrested a 58-year-old man who posed as a dentist in Sitio Lingganay, Barangay. Buluang, Compostela Cebu. Police…

Cebu City police looking into previous job, current business of ambushed ex-cop 

Alven Marie Timtim 09/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here are checking the previous work and current business of retired policeman Edmund Junco, who was killed in an ambush by still unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen along Sitio Nasipit, Barangay Talamban on Tuesday…

PRO-7 probing groups possibly behind ‘Kill Duterte’ posts on FB

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the Facebook posts about people offering money to kill President Rodrigo Duterte is a “political move”. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office in Central…

Netizen from Cordova offering P75M bounty to kill Duterte says her FB account was hacked

Immae Lachica 05/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The netizen from Cordova town in Cebu who was arrested for offering in a Facebook post a P75-million bounty to anyone who can kill President Rodrigo Duterte claims her social media account was hacked. Members…

CIDG detainee in Cebu takes own life

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 05/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police will be looking into the death of a 57-year-old man detained at the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Central Visayas (CIDG-7) facility in Camp Sotero Cabahug along Gorordo Avenue here, who reportedly…

Undercover cops arrest 2 men selling overpriced rubbing alcohol

Immae A. Lachica, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As Cebuanos continue to grapple with the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) scare, undercover police agents acted as poseur buyers to arrest individuals selling overpriced medical supplies. Police on Wednesday afternoon,…

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