Dominguez vows gov’t to catch, jail UCPB cybercrime perpetrators

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 09/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief economic manager on Friday vowed to go after the cybercriminals that had victimized the state-run United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB), while ordering the government financial institutions (GFI) under his watch…

Prank call disrupts classes in Cebu City public schools on Monday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is again reminding Cebuanos that making prank calls could land the caller in jail. Labella issued the reminder after the Department of Education (DepEd) received an anonymous call…

Man gives away free marijuana ‘because it’s Christmas,’ goes to jail

Ian Biong - INQUIRER.net 12/24/2019

As everyone is getting into the holiday spirit of giving, a man decided to give random people marijuana “because it was Christmas,” which landed him in jail in Florida, United States. Richard Ellis Spurrier, 67, was caught…

Lapu jail donates tumblers to children of PDLs as part of advocacy against single use plastics

Norman V. Mendoza 12/18/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Jail gave reusable tumblers to the children of the Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDL) on Wednesday morning, December 18, 2019, as part of its advocacy against single use plastics. The tumblers were…

Court orders immediate return of Zaldy Ampatuan to jail

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 12/17/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two days before the verdict on the Maguindanao massacre case, a Quezon City court has ordered the immediate return of former ARMM Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan to his jail in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig…

Ex-convict gunned down while driving his motorcycle

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A man driving his motorcycle was shot dead along M.J. Cuenco Avenue around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. The victim was identified by the police as Francisco Mondares Vinluan, 42-year-old currently residing in…

Woman, 79, sentenced to jail for feeding stray cats

07/31/2019

A 79-year-old woman in Ohio, USA, has been receiving citations since 2017 for illegally caring for stray cats. Her latest citation led to a sentence of 10 days in jail. Nancy Segula received her sentence after appearing…

BJMP turns to Capitol for help as jail congestion hits 500%

CNU Intern Leeian Galariana, Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP-) in Cebu has requested the provincial government to provide lots for the construction of jail facilities in the towns of Santander and Barili. Jail Superintendent…

Arquillano brothers detained in Danao City Jail

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Arrested San Francisco town Mayor Aly Arquillano and brother Vice Mayor Alfredo Arquillano, are now detained at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-run Danao City Jail. Retired Judge Meinrado Paredes, legal…

High-risk inmate from Borbon escapes Medellin Jail

Benjie B. Talisic, Paul Lauro 03/05/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A high-risk inmate has escaped from his jailguard escorts from the Medellin District Jail as they were about to attend court hearing in the morning of Tuesday, March 5 in Medellin town…

BJMP installs paging, biometrics systems at Talisay City Jail

02/16/2019

LOOK: The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Central Visayas (BJMP-7) has installed a paging system at the male dormitory of the Talisay City Jail for improved communication. Jail officials also require visitors to provide their…

PDEA-7 search Carcar City Jail; no illegal drugs found

02/16/2019

LOOK: Personnel from the K9 Unit of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) conducted an intensified search and seizure operation at the Carcar City Jail earlier today, February 16. The operation was led by…

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