Mandaue police to intensify strict enforcement of health, safety protocols

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) has intensified its inspection and enforcement of health protocols due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the city. Police Lieutenant Colonel Mercy Villaro,MCPO spokesperson, said…

108 PRO-7 drug enforcement, intel cops take drug test

Alvin Marie A. Timtim 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly all of the 110 personnel of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit and Regional Intelligence Division of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has underwent a suprise drug testing this morning,…

PDEA-7 chief on war on drugs: We’re on our way to achieving ‘100% success’ but …

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The war on drugs is on its way to success, but it is neither a failure nor a 100 percent success. Director Wardley Getalla, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas chief, said this…

PDEA-7 chief: More drug clearing operations in barangays

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) is tapping the help of the barangays as they intensify their campaign against illegal drugs in these areas. PDEA-7 Director Wardley Getalla said that…

PUJ conductor caught with P600K shabu in Kamputhaw operation

Benjie B. Talisic 06/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With his common law wife pregnant, a 23-year-old jeepney conductor turned to selling illegal drugs to earn more money for when his partner would give birth. Neil Canatan succeeded twice in earning P3,000…

P4M shabu seized from 16-year-old boy in Duljo Fatima

Benjie Talisic 04/08/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P4 million worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from a 16-year-old boy in a police operation this evening (April 8) in C. Padilla Street in Barangay Duljo Fatima in Cebu…

Reg’l law enforcement committee convened

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 12/11/2018

30 gov’t agencies led by PRO-7 chief tackle coordination in drug war Representatives from 30 government agencies in Central Visayas gathered in Cebu City on Tuesday (Dec. 11) to discuss coordination in enforcing laws as the Police…

Killing in law enforcement

Editorial 10/05/2018

We go back, yet again, to our call for authorities to crack down on the illegal suppliers of guns and ammunition across the country. It would be a strategic accomplishment, should it come to pass, because it…

DOT-7 partners with law enforcement agencies to ensure safety of tourists

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/16/2018

Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) Regional Director Shalimar Tamano has expressed concern on the travel advisory issued by the United Kingdom asking their citizens to refrain from visiting southern Cebu and other parts of the…

‘LGUs should lead curfew enforcement’

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/04/2018

Newly designated Cebu City police chief Senior Supt. Royina Garma said local governments should take the lead in ensuring the enforcement of a curfew for minors. “For loitering children, we need a social case study from the…

Minor caught with drugs in Pasil

Nestle L. Semilla 05/25/2018

A 16-year-old was arrested for possession of illegal drugs in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City. The teen was caught in possession of the illegal drugs by operatives of the Enforcement Unit of Barangay San Nicolas Police Station. Seized…

Traffic managers to undergo trainings on law enforcement, road safety audit

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/15/2018

Provincial traffic managers will soon undergo more training concerning law enforcement, road safety audit, and traffic engineering. This will happen after they completed their traffic management training. Provincial traffic management head Jonathan Tumulak said that traffic managers…

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