Police: Grudge, drugs possible motives in killing of ex-con in Brgy Bulacao, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police investigators are considering personal grudge and illegal drugs as possible motives in the killing of a 27-year-old man in Sitio Cabancalan I, Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City on Saturday night, July 24. Police…

Lapu-Lapu taxi driver gunned down in Compostela

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A taxi driver was gunned down in Barangay Canamucan II in the town of Compostela, northern Cebu on Monday morning, July 19, 2021.  Police Lieutenant Samuel Negro, chief of the Compostela Police Station,…

‘Drug dealer’ uses son as shield, fires at cops, escapes by jumping off cliff

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A suspected drug dealer used his six-year-old son as a shield as he fired at policemen during a buy-bust operation on Thursday night in Talisay City, and jumped off a cliff to make…

CPPO chief to cop-brother of slain bizman: Work with us, help us solve case

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top policeman of Cebu province is calling on the policeman-brother of slain businessman Gavino Sanchez to coordinate with province policemen and help them in the investigation of the murder of his brother…

IN PHOTOS: Estimated P70M worth of drugs seized in Taptap, Cebu City

Futch Anthony Inso 06/11/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Three drug personalities were reportedly killed at past 11 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021, in a shootout with anti-drug operatives in Barangay Taptap here.  Seized from the suspects, who were on board a Toyota Vios…

Talisay Youth urged: Fight illegal drugs

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The youth of Talisay City in southern Cebu have been encouraged to proactively fight the spreading use of illegal drugs among their age group. Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” gave this challenge to the…

Single mom nabbed with P1.2 M shabu in Asturias buy-bust

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 11/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Illegal drugs worth at least P1.2 million were seized from a female suspect during a buy-bust operation held at dawn on Monday, November 9, in Asturias town. The suspect, who was identified as…

Drugs eyed in brutal killing of Carcar resident

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, NEGROS ORIENTAL, Philippines — Was the brutal killing of a Barangay Valladolid, Carcar City resident, who was shot and hacked dead on Sunday morning, November 1, 2020, a drug-related crime? This is one of the…

Chan to public: Help us fight crime, report illegal activities to police

Futch Anthony Inso 10/22/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is urging the public to help prevent crimes in their areas by reporting illegal activities there to the Philippine National Police (PNP). “Atoang panawagan ipadayon nato ang…

Ygot’s death to cripple drug trade in CV — Ferro

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Central Visayas are expecting that the drug trade in Cebu will be crippled for some time without one of its strongest players in the game. Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director…

Ex-convict arrested again

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It seems that selling drugs is a hard habit to break for Eduardo Templa Sambilad. This after the 38-year-old ex-convict was arrested anew by personnel of the Intelligence Unit of the Cebu Police Provincial Office…

Technical Working Group formed to help beef up security in Cebu City Jail

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Technical Working Group (TWG) has been formed to work on improving security measures in the Cebu City Jail in Barangay Kalunasan here. The TWG was formed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in…

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