Tumulak to public: Avoid using firecrackers, karaokes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction, reminded the public to celebrate Christmas safely and responsibly.  Tumulak gave the warning as he encouraged the…

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…

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…

329 loose firearms recovered since De Leon’s installment as PRO-7 chief

Rosalie Abatayo 12/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 329 loose firearms have been recovered by the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) since October 17, 2019, the police reported on Thursday, December 19, 2019. The firearms, a mix of improvised…

13 farmers in Cebu City’s hinterland barangays surrender 30 firearms to Navy, cops

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sniper rifle, an AK-47 assault rifle, and an M16A1 Colt Assault rifle are among the 30 firearms that 13 farmers of Cebu City’s hinterland barangays in Cebu City turned over to the…

Vinluan: Nothing wrong with arming lawyers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two days since the attempt on his life, lawyer Inocencio Dela Cerna have not talked to the police to issue his official statement on the ambush. Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan, chief of the…

PNP won’t renew operating license of security agencies with high-powered guns

08/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) warned on Thursday that it will not allow the renewal of licenses of security agencies that will not surrender high-powered firearms being used by its security guards. Brig. Gen.…

Feliciano, Enriquez told to turn over firearms with expired licenses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) Director, Senior Superintendent Manuel Abrugena, has asked San Fernando town mayoral candidate Ruben Feliciano and a certain Neil Enriquez to turn over their firearms with expired licenses. Feliciano…

Quisumbing recalls city-issued guns

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/13/2018

COUNCILORS and elected barangay officials in Mandaue City returned their city-issued firearms, in compliance with a recall order issued by Mayor Luigi Quisumbing. Quisumbing ordered the recall of the city-issued firearms following the city’s inclusion in the…

Two ‘guns-for-hire’ killed in shootout with Dalaguete police

Benjie Talisic 10/19/2018

Two men believed to be guns-for-hire were killed in a shootout with Dalaguete police at past 3 p.m. today (October 19). The fatalities were identified as Rafael “Raffy” Belia, 45, and a certain Berting who are both…

Garma wants to know who owns seized guns

Benjie B. Talisic 07/20/2018

CEBU City Police Office Director Senior Supt. Royina Garma said they are coordinating with the officials of the municipality of Marabut in Samar province to determine the owner, origin and destination of the 14 short firearms that…

Cebu Coast Guard seizes guns bound for Mindanao

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

  Coast Guard units in Cebu intercepted over the weekend 46 automatic pistols that were bound for Mindanao. The Coast Guard said Monday that the .45-caliber pistols with magazines were seized by its men from two rolling…

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