Suspect caught snatching on video is nabbed in Cebu City buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The man, who was caught on camera last month as he tried to snatch the cellphone of a nurse along Jones Avenue, Cebu City, was arrested today, August 5, in a buy-bust operation…

Man nabbed after brandishing firearm to people attending vigil in Carmen

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 43-year-old man was nabbed after he allegedly brandished his firearm toward those who were attending a vigil past 3 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2022, in Sitio Kamuning, Barangay Poblacion, Carmen town,…

Charges filed against man, who fired firearm outside condo in Busay — CCPO exec

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) has already filed formal complaints against Roberto Herrera, who was arrested for causing a commotion and allegedly firing his high-powered firearm outside his condominium unit in Barangay…

CIDG-7 steps up efforts against loose firearms, nets 2 men with guns in Carcar

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) agents are stepping up their efforts to monitor persons with unlicensed firearms as they intensify their campaign against loose guns with the 2022 election…

Carcar cops on 1 day ops: 10 unlicensed guns surrendered

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tapping barangay officials to encourage residents, who own unlicensed guns to turn them over to police, have led to the surrender of 10 firearms to police. Police Lieutenant Colonel Ardioleto Cabagnot, chief of…

Detainee bolts Mambaling police station after medical check-up

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A detainee escaped the Mambaling Police Station (Station 11) after a medical check-up on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, the deputy director for administration of the Cebu City Police…

High-powered firearms, explosives seized from chief tanod in Balamban town

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers here arrested a chief tanod (village watchman) in Balamban town on Saturday, December 12, 2020, for the illegal possession of high-powered firearms and explosives. The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in…

Computer technician killed inside his Duljo Fatima home

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jake Batulan Aliman, 32, was already sound asleep when still unidentified men barged into their home in Sitio Laguna, Barangay Duljo Fatima in Cebu City at dawn today, September 14, and fired shots…

Charges readied against 4 men involved in San Fernando’s Bugho incident

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police will be filing charges on the four armed men believed to be behind the alleged harassment incidents in hinterland barangays of San Fernando town. Arrested Romeo Solis Jr., 39; Frisco Tapales,…

Danao City court to hear motion to bail of Arquillano brothers this afternoon

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A court in Danao City will hear this afternoon (April 8) the application for bail of the camp of San Francisco Mayor Aly Arquillano and Vice Mayor Al Arquillano. Read more: San Francisco mayor,…

Police raids Camotes town mayor’s home

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 04/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Operatives from the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) raided the house of incumbent San Francisco Mayor Aly Arquillano past 6 a.m., on Thursday, April 4, 2019. In a text message sent to CDN Digital,…

Santa Fe Mayor says arrested men in Santa Fe not his bodyguards

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/25/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines — Santa Fe Mayor Jose Esgana denied allegations that the three armed men nabbed by operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) last Saturday, March 23, worked for him. “If they…

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