Compostela fratman jailed for possession of unlicensed K-9 submachine pistol

Mark Bandolon 02/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Authorities nabbed a fraternity member for allegedly possessing an unlicensed KG-9 submachine pistol during a raid in his residence in Purok Saging, Upper Guiwanon, Barangay Poblacion in Compostela, Cebu on Friday morning, February…

CIDG raids warehouse in Consolacion, seizes P285M worth of gas cylinders

Futch Anthony Inso 10/23/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — P285 million worth of gas cylinders and paraphernalia were confiscated by authorities inside a warehouse of a Multigas Company at Barangay Danglag, Consolacion, Cebu. Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group…

Batangas town mayor, brothers nabbed for illegal firearms — CIDG

Faith Agrosino 06/18/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Mabini, Batangas Mayor Nilo Villanueva and his two brothers were arrested by authorities for possessing unlicensed firearms and explosives, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) said on Sunday. In a report, the CIDG…

Teves’ alleged gunman nabbed at PNP headquarters

Faith Argosino 05/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — An alleged gunman purportedly used by the family of suspended Negros Oriental Third District Representative Arnolfo Teves Jr. in Dumaguete City was arrested by the authorities in front of the Philippine National Police (PNP)…

Married man from Talisay City accuses single mom of blackmail

Futch Anthony Inso 05/10/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A 40-year-old man sought the assistance of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Cebu City Field Unit after he claimed to have been blackmailed by a single mom, whom he met on…

PNP chief: Bantag now declared as a fugitive

John Eric Mendoza 04/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Former Bureau of Corrections chief Gerald Bantag is now a fugitive following the issuance of a warrant of arrest against him, Philippine National Police chief Rodolfo Azurin Jr. said on Monday. “Anybody who has…

Manhunt on for Bantag, Zulueta

John Eric Mendoza 04/15/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) on Friday said it has launched a manhunt operation against former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Gerald Bantag and his deputy security officer Ricardo Zulueta. This developed…

P19 million seized in Negros Oriental raid now with DOJ

Kaye Brier 03/27/2023

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — Aside from a cache of unlicensed firearms and explosives, agents of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) also found cash amounting to almost P19 million (not P17 million as earlier…

Guns seized as cops raid home of another Teves

Ador Vincent Mayol, Dexter Cabalza, Nestle Semilla 03/25/2023

CEBU CITY — Two weeks after police raided suspended Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr.’s properties in the province, operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) swooped this time on the estate of his younger…

85 firearms, hundreds of assorted ammos seized in Makati City

Faith Argosino 03/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities uncovered and seized 85 firearms and more than a hundred rounds of ammunition during a search operation conducted on March 20 in the residence of a Taiwanese national in Makati City. Specifically, Interior…

PNP: CIDG has ‘strong evidence’ of Teves’ involvement in Degamo slay case, 2019 killings

Faith Argosino 03/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) revealed on Saturday that its Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) has “strong evidence” that Negros Oriental Rep. Arnolfo Teves Jr. and several others were involved in Gov. Roel…

Rep. Teves, six others face raps for seized firearms during March 10 raid

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 03/14/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Criminal complaints have been filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Negros Oriental Representative Arnolfo Teves Jr. and six others for the raids conducted last week at his houses, leading to the confiscation…

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