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…

P14M drugs seized, 269 drug personalities nabbed in PRO-7 SEMPO

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 02/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Almost P14 million worth of illegal drugs were seized, and Central Visayas police arrested 269 drug suspects during their 3-day Synchronized Enhanced Managing of Police Operations (SEMPO) conducted from February 24 to February…

Tigbakay in Tejero: 3 SAP beneficiaries among 7 men nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three SAP beneficiaries were among seven men arrested for engaging in illegal cockfighting or tigbakay on Sunday afternoon, February 7, in Sitio Silangan 2, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City. According to a police report,…

112 arrested in Oplan Limpyo Talisay

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Oplan Limpyo Talisay in Talisay City, Cebu done from January 27 to January 29, 2021 led to the arrest of 112 individuals. In the series of operations led by the Talisay City…

Mandaue City won’t allow cockfighting pits to reopen

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/20/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Citing health reasons, Mandaue City has no plans of allowing licensed cockfighting pits to reopen just yet. Although the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has allowed cockfighting in places…

Public urged: Continue to help us catch illegal gamblers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Major Gerard Ace Pelare, chief of the Talisay City Police Station, has urged the public to help them catch those who are violating illegal gambling law. This, after the Talisay City policemen…

3 women arrested for illegal gambling in Daanbantayan, Cebu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three women in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu who were playing a famous card game outside their residence are now facing illegal gambling charges. Patrolman Reynan Sitoy of the Daanbantayan Police Station told…

3 from Argao, 2 from Tuburan jailed for illegal gambling

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tips coming from concerned individuals led police to arrest five men for engaging in illegal gambling activities in the municipalities of Argao and Tuburan in Cebu province on Friday afternoon, August 28. Police…

2 senior citizens, 2 others nabbed for playing mahjong

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two senior citizens of Compostela town are among those arrested for illegal gambling after they were caught together with two others playing mahjong outside their homes in the town’s Barangay Cabadiangan at past…

Ferro: Charges readied vs 7 elected officials who joined ‘tigbakay’ in Daanbantayan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is preparing charges against seven elected officials who were said to be part of a group of men who were placing their bets on a…

More tigbakay gamblers nabbed in Liloan

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They never learn! Despite calls and reminders from police to not engage in illegal gambling specifically illegal cockfighting or tigbakay, there are still a lot of people who defy this appeal and violate…

Labangon residents urged: Stop illegal gambling

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen of the Labangon Police Station or Police Station 5 are appealing to residents of Barangay Tisa to avoid engaging in illegal gambling especially illegal cockfighting or “tigbakay”. Police Captain Jonathan dela Cerna,…

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