11 basketball players nabbed for illegal gambling in Balamban

Paul Lauro 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Basketball players in a village in Balamban, western Cebu were startled when police paid them a surprise visit. Police in Balamban confirmed apprehending 11 individuals playing basketball and at the same time, engaging…

Law enforcers continue war on illegal drugs under PBBM’s administration

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Law enforcers will continue the war on illegal drugs as this is part of the four flagship programs of the Philippine National Police, together with campaigns against illegal gambling, loose firearms, and wanted persons.…

PRO-7 chief: P15.7M drugs seized in one day in C. Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Simultaneous police operations for a day yielded P15.7 million worth of illegal drugs and led to the arrest of 214 drug personalities in Central Visayas. Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega, Police Regional…

Carcar police take steps to curb ‘rising illegal drug activities’ in the city

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Carcar City are addressing the rising concern of increasing illegal drug activities in the city after they arrested 10 individuals, most of whom are newly identified individuals in the illegal drug…

In two months, 2,506 are arrested for illegal gambling in CV

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The strict implementation of the ‘No Take Policy’ of the Philippine National Police (PNP) was considered as the biggest factor for the 2,506 successful arrests for illegal gambling operations in Central Visayas in…

Newly installed Talisay police chief vows to continue relentless drugs campaign

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City’s success in its drive against illegal drugs has been considered as one of the ‘proof’ of the effectiveness of the campaign of the Provincial Police. Newly installed city police chief Police…

SEMPO in a day in CV: P13M shabu seized, 679 persons nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Active community participation has greatly helped the police in their successful seizure of P13 million worth of illegal drugs and the arrest of 679 individuals during their 24-hour long Synchronized Enhanced Managing Police…

Drop in illegal gambling violators noted in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here noticed a decrease in the number of illegal gambling violators following continuous police operations. Having an average of nearly a hundred violators from the past operations, the Cebu City Police Office…

At least 302 individuals arrested in week-long CPPO SACLEO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 302 individuals were arrested from the week-long Simultaneous Anti Criminality Law Enforcement Operation (SACLEO) of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) from May 31 to June 6, 2021. CPPO director, Police…

9 illegal STL bet collectors arrested in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nine alleged illegal bet collectors for a Small Town Lottery (STL) were arrested in Mandaue City from May 20 to 21. Police Lieutenant Colonel Mercy Villaro, the spokesperson of the Mandaue City Police…

Montejo to illegal STL operators: Cease operations or end up in jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Follow the law or end up in jail. This was the stern warning issued by Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, the director of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) to operators of illegal Small Town…

CCPO ordered to investigate, remove STLs in Carreta

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to investigate and remove illegal small town lottery (STL) outlets in Barangay Carreta. This after Carreta Barangay Captain Marciano Ando…

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