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,…

Ironman 70.3 race ‘generally peaceful’ – Lapu-Lapu police chief 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 08/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There were no major untoward incidents during the Ironman 70.3 race and this was “generally peaceful”.  This was the assessment of Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, chief of Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), on…

Coastal cleanup: Lapu-Lapu police collect nearly 200 kilos of garbage in Marigondon

Futch Anthony Inso 07/17/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 200 kilos of garbage were collected during the coastal cleanup and “scubasurero” initiated by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Sitio Marbeach, Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu…

Lapu-Lapu to give P50K cash incentives each to police, PDEA for successful drug ops

Futch Anthony Inso 06/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will give P50,000 in cash incentives each to the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) due to the two agencies’ successful anti-drug abuse…

Lapu mayor to give incentives to police for successful anti-drug operations 

Futch Anthony Inso 06/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan promised to give cash incentives to the police for their successful anti-drugs campaign in the city. On Monday evening, Jun 13, 2022, personnel from the Drug Enforcement Unit and…

Politics not ruled out in killing of Tungasan councilor — Lapu-Lapu police

Futch Anthony Inso 05/09/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) is not discounting the possibility that the killing of Barangay Tungasan Councilor Jose “Sadam” Quiros on Sunday evening, May 8, 2022, is related to politics. Police Major…

LCPO starts deploying police personnel to polling centers

Futch Anthony Inso 05/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has started deploying on Thursday, May 5, 2022, police personnel to polling centers. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, city director of LCPO. On Thursday…

Lapu police chief orders probe of alleged Punta Engaño gunfight

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The top official of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) has ordered an investigation into the alleged gunfight in Barangay Punta Engaño, a video of which has gone viral. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon,…

Work-from-home arrangements for some Lapu-Lapu City cops – Banzon

Futch Anthony Inso 01/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will also implement a work-from-home arrangement scheme for some of their office personnel. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, city director of LCPO after the…

Police nab 11 for overpricing water, gasoline in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 12/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Eleven individuals were caught by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) for overpricing of water and gasoline.  Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, director of Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), said that they also confiscated…

New Lapu curfew helps deter looting amid post-Odette chaos

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The  chief of police of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) considers the new curfew time of  9 pm to 3 am helpful in deterring lotting incidents in the city badly hit by super…

Medalya ng Kagalingan awardees: Teamwork is key to their success in drug war

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Teamwork and hard work. This sums up the formula for the success of the City Drug Enforcement Unit of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO CDEU) in the war against drugs in the…

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