Danao City police chief appeals to residents to report gunsmiths

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The chief of the Danao City Police Station has once again appealed to the city’s residents to report gunsmiths in their areas to minimize gun-related incidents in the city. Police Lieutenant Colonel Ardioleto…

Cebu City cops to 3K gun owners: Renew license or turn over guns to police or else …

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police will be targeting in the coming days at least 3,000 owners of guns in Cebu City, whose licenses were not renewed. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations of the…

Pastor, Brgy. Councilor who are alleged members of crime group nabbed in Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/25/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—An incumbent barangay councilor and a pastor, who are alleged members of the TABADA crime group and communist-terrorist group (CTG), were nabbed via virtue of search warrants in separate operations past 1 a.m. on…

Ligan: Indiscriminate firing is prohibited among policemen, everyone for holidays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, the director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) reminds his fellow policemen that indiscriminate firing and using of firearms beyond the perimeters of duty is strictly prohibited during…

Bohol Police Prov’l Office gets new firearms, supplies

Doris C. Bongcac 10/25/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Policemen in Bohol Police Provincial Office (BPPO)  received additional firearms from Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, on Saturday, October 24. The logistical equipment…

Cebu City cops seize 15 loose guns in mountain brgys

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen have confiscated 15 loose firearms in the hinterland barangays of Cebu City in a week’s time. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Korret, City Mobile Force Company  (CMFC) of the Cebu City…

Illegal drugs, firearms recovered from Lapu drug dealer

Norman V. Mendoza 03/20/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Illegal drugs worth P136,000 and two firearms were seized by the police from a suspected drug dealer in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City past 2 p.m. today, March 20, 2020. Armed with a Search…

Robbery case filed against cop, who stole guns from police station vault

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police have filed a robbery case against Police Corporal Marlito Portugueza at the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office this afternoon on February 28, 2020. Portugueza was caught stealing 12 surrendered loose firearms from the…

Pulahan members surrender guns, firearms to Bayawan cops

Florence Baesa 02/14/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Several firearms and ammunition were surrendered by members of a cult called Pulahan during a police operation at 10 a.m. of February 14, 2020 in the hinterland barangay of Kalamtukan, Bayawan City…

One loose gun seized means one future crime prevented in Cebu City — CMFC Chief Korret 

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 02/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “We are preventing future crimes from happening in Cebu City.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Korret, chief of the City Mobile Force Company (CMFC) of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said this amid…

26 guns, 4 explosives turned over in La Libertad; appeal to back gov’t’s anti-insurgency efforts made

Florence Baesa 12/20/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines — As different barangay captains in La Libertad, Negros Oriental turned over 26 loose firearms and four explosives, police are appealing to residents in insurgency-affected areas in the province to support the government’s effort…

New Centcom chief urges insurgents to surrender firearms, make peace

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The new commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Central Command in Camp Lapu-Lapu, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, will focus on fighting insurgency in Central Visayas as he officially took his post on Thursday…

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