Valentine’s Day checkpoint with a twist: HPG-7, CCPO give flowers, gifts to public

Emmariel Ares 02/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local authorities made sure to spread love on Valentine’s Day! Personnel of the Highway Patrol in Group-Central Visayas (HPG-7) and the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) surprised some motorists and passersby in the…

Sirens, blinkers not for use of politicians – HPG-7 

Emmariel Ares 02/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Politicians are basically prohibited by law from using blinkers and sirens or “wang-wang” on their vehicles. This was the clarification made by Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, chief of the Highway Patrol Group-Central…

HPG-7 on tieup with private firms: This can help catch carnappers, owners of altered vehicles

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carnappers and owners, who alter their vehicles, beware because you may likely get caught by the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7). Police Colonel Neil Francia, regional chief of HPG-7, gave this…

Carnapping in Central Visayas remains ‘minimal,’ says HPG-7

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) noted eight carnapping incidents in the region in the past nine months. Police Colonel Niel Francia, regional chief of the HPG-7, said that these figures…

Motorists reminded: Be defensive drivers

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Motorists are reminded to be defensive drivers to avoid accidents. Police Major Michael Gingoyon, Highway Patrol Group (HPG) Cebu provincial chief, said that motorists should always have a defensive driver mindset and discipline while…

Master key led to motorcycle thief’s arrest in Talisay

Benjie Talisic 07/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man practicing to ride a motorcycle using a T-shaped tool or a master key to start it led to his arrest in Barangay Lipata, Talisay City on July 5. Donald Owacan was…

HPG-7 nabs notorious carnapper, recovers stolen motorcycle

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 06/16/2018

Motorists are advised to double the locks on their motorcycles even when parked in the parking areas of establishments after the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) recovered a motorcycle stolen from the parking space near…

HPG-7 impounds vehicle sporting improvised plate

Benjie B. Talisic 04/05/2018

A beige Toyota Innova was impounded by the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) for sporting an improvised plate number along Governor M.J. Cuenco Avenue in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City on Wednesday morning. Senior Insp. Michael…

HPG intensifies drive against carnapping

Apple Ta-as 02/29/2016

THE Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group Central Visayas (HPG-7) will closely monitor the arrival of vehicles in Cebu. In a press briefing yesterday, Senior Supt. Jose Bucsit Macanas, regional director of HPG 7, said they are…

Judge dismisses plea to quash search warrants

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/10/2014

Executive Judge Soliver Peras of the Regional Trial Court in Cebu City has dismissed the plea to invalidate the search warrants issued against members of the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7) who were implicated in…

‘Place Archival murder suspects in BI watchlist’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Chito O. Aragon 08/30/2014

The family of slain lawyer Noel Archival is asking the Bureau of Immigration to place in its watchlist the five PNP Highway Patrol Group (HPG) police officers who were indicted for the murder. “We want these police…

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