Jobless dad nabbed after turning to selling drugs to raise 9 kids

Benjie B. Talisic 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Without a job, a former construction worker and a father of nine children turned to selling illegal drugs to get a fast buck to feed his family. A decision that he would regret…

Carreta drug den shut down; dad, son, 4 others nabbed; P102K shabu seized

Benjie B. Talisic 04/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Drug enforcement agents shutdown a suspected drug den during a raid in a house in Sitio Simpir, Barangay Carreta, Cebu City on Sunday, April 28, and arrested its alleged operators — a father…

Navales camp says Michael Bacaltos shot his own father

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/30/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Lawyers of the Navales family are claiming that it was Michael Bacaltos who shot his own father during the bloody confrontation between some members of both families last January 21, 2019 in…

CHR launches probe vs father who tied son upside down

Inquirer.net 12/27/2018

MANILA — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has launched an investigation into an incident involving a father who tied his young son upside down to force his wife working abroad to come home. “While the CHR…

Father, son face murder charge for killing Lapu cop

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/01/2018

A complaint for murder is set to be filed today against two men who were responsible for the death of a policeman in Lapu-Lapu City, Sunday night. Chief Inspector Wayne Magbanua, chief of Precinct 2 in Lapu-Lapu…

Is Loot still in Cebu?

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/26/2018

  Has Mayor Vicente Loot left the country?  In a letter to Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide, Loot sought permission to travel to the United States last August 28 and promised to return not later than September 10…

Father not keen to join politics, says Governor Davide

Rosalie Abatayo 09/12/2018

  Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III dismissed speculations that his father, former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., will run for a Senate post under the opposition bloc. Davide said the former chief justice is not a politician…

Father and son caught in Lapu drug bust

Norman V. Mendoza 09/01/2018

A MAN and his son yielded P35,000 worth of shabu in a drug bust at a subdivision in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City at past midnight Saturday, Sept. 1. Police identified the suspects as 50-year-old Allan Pozon and…

Calumba: Husband, father, bemedalled cop

Benjie B. Talisic and Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2018

THEY dined together, watched a movie and just drove around the city over the weekend. It turned out to be their last date. “Wala gyud ko magtuo nga mao na diay to ang among katapusang panag-uban (I…

Father seeks NBI’s help in investigating son’s death

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/26/2018

Retired Judge Gerardo Gestopa Jr. has sought the help of National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) in the investigation of the death of his son, Gerwin. His son was killed in an alleged shootout with…

Man hacks father to death

USJ-R Intern 07/11/2018

A MAN surrendered to authorities not long after he reportedly hacked his 63-year-old father to death in Asturias town Wednesday. Teofilo Celin had a drinking session with his 25-year-old son Marlon Alicabo Celin at the family’s makeshift…

Man killed inside Archbishop’s Residence was mentally disturbed, says father

Ador Mayol 07/10/2018

The man who was shot dead in a shootout with policemen inside the Archbishop’s Residence compound on Tuesday badly wanted advice from Cebu’s top Church leader, his father said. “He was mentally disturbed. It’s been a while…

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