Lapu drug surrenderers now ‘drug advocates’

Futch Anthony Inso 01/20/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Former drug surrenderers in Lapu-Lapu City are now called “Drug Advocates.” Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) director Police Colonel Elmer Lim said that they continue the rehabilitation of drug surrenderers by enrolling them to…

More illegal drugs confiscated by Lapu police in 2022

Futch Anthony Inso 01/04/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) said it confiscated P319 million worth of illegal drugs in 2022. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Elmer Lim, city director of LCPO. Lim said that they have confiscated…

Lapu-Lapu councilor Nelson Yap passes away

Futch Anthony Inso 01/03/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Councilor Nelson Yap passed away at the age of 68 on January 1, 2022. On his Facebook Page, Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said that he was shocked upon learning about the death…

Lapu police to reprimand street carolers

Futch Anthony Inso 11/22/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Instead of apprehending, the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will only reprimand carolers if they will be caught caroling along the city streets this Christmas season. Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of the LCPO, said…

Mayor Chan reiterates call for intensified police visibility 

Futch Anthony Inso 11/22/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan reiterates his standing order to the Philippine National Police (PNP) to intensify its implementation of peace and order in the city and police visibility in strategic areas. Chan made…

Ahong prepares guidelines for Kalag-kalag

Futch Anthony Inso 10/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is set to issue an executive order (EO) for the guidelines on visitation of cemeteries during the observance of the All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on November…

Sea turtle found dead in Olango

Futch Anthony Inso 10/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A huge sea turtle was found dead by fishermen in the coastal waters of Barangay Tingo, Olango Island in Lapu-Lapu City on Monday, October 10, 2022. Alex Baring, head of the City Agriculture and Fishery…

Motorcycle collision kills 1, injures another in Lapu

Paul Lauro 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A collision between two motorcycles claimed the life of one man and injured another in Lapu-Lapu City last Tuesday, September 6. Police in Lapu-Lapu City confirmed that a man died, and another was…

1 wounded in gunfight in Punta Engaño 

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least one security guard was rushed to a hospital when a gunfight that seemed to be an offshoot of an ongoing land dispute broke out in Brgy. Punta Engaño in Lapu-Lapu City on Monday,…

CTMS enforcers undergo drug testing

Futch Anthony Inso 08/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A random drug test was conducted on traffic enforcers of the City Traffic Management System (CTMS) of Lapu-Lapu City on Monday morning, August 1, 2022. Mario Napuli, CTMS head, said that he sent a memo…

Revalidation of drug-cleared Lapu-Lapu barangays continues

Futch Anthony Inso 08/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The City of Lapu-Lapu Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP) has been conducting revalidation of drug-cleared barangays in the city. This was confirmed by Garry Lao, head of CLOSAP. Lapu-Lapu City has six drug-cleared barangays.…

Chan lauds PBBM’s SONA

Futch Anthony Inso 07/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan praised President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in his first ever State of the Nation Address on Monday afternoon, July 25, 2022. Chan lauded the different programs and projects that…

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