Cebu City Police reassures public: Peace and order in the city is still ‘manageable’

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/29/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Despite 18 shooting incidents recorded in the month of July, police here said the peace and order situation in the city is “still manageable.” This is what Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy…

Jail officer shot dead in Danao City

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least eight still unidentified individuals are being considered as suspects behind the killing of a jail officer in Danao City on Thursday evening, January 14, 2021. The Danao City Police Station said Jail Officer…

CCPO reminds cops: Don’t resort to violence

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police officers here were reminded not to resort to violence and use their service firearms unless threats to their lives are present and imminent. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the…

Cordova’s chief investigator shot dead, 21 bullets found in crime scene

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 12/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The chief investigator of the Cordova Police Station was shot dead along the highway in Cordova town, Cebu on Wednesday evening, December 16, 2020. Initial reports from the Cordova Police Station confirmed that one of…

Barangay secretary to replace slain councilor in Kinasang-an, Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Kinasang-an Barangay Captain Susan Enriquez said their barangay secretary will fill in the position of the late Barangay Councilor Ponciano Villamil, who was shot dead last November 30, 2020. The village chief said barangay secretary…

Riding-in-tandem kills man in Danao

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 12/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Still unidentified gunmen were believed to be the suspects behind the killing of a 27-year-old man on Wednesday evening, December 2, 2020, in Danao City, Cebu.  The Danao City Police Station confirmed that the victim,…

Special Investigation Task Group created for Cebu lawyer’s ambush

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/27/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) will be created by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to focus on the investigation of the killing of Lawyer Luis Wee. Wee was gunned down by still…

Cebu City police looking into cases handled by slain lawyer

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here are looking into the cases handled by slain lawyer Joey Luis Wee as investigation to his ambush goes full swing. Wee was shot dead by unidentified men on a motorcycle outside his…

Mandaue police believes drug supplier is behind killing of man inside taxicab

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Paul Lauro 11/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Investigators of Police Station 3 of the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) are suspecting that a supplier of illegal drugs is behind the killing of a 20-year-old man in barangay Canduman in Mandaue City. Nico…

Robbery eyed in killing of businessman in Consolacion

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police are eyeing robbery as the possible motive in the death of a businessman in Consolacion town, northern Cebu on Friday evening, November 6. The victim, identified as Ray Godines Yuson, 39, and…

Whose body is it?

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/04/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental—The woman whose body was found with no head, hands, and feet in Barangay Talamban in Cebu City last October 24, 2020 remains unidentified. Police in Cebu City said they are still continuing to work…

Police ‘back to zero’ in investigation of torso found in Talamban river

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/30/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — Police in Talamban, Cebu City will have to start from scratch in their investigation of the torso of a woman found in a river in Sitio Kalubihan last October 24, 2020. READ…

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