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…

Mayor Chan awards 11 Lapu cops for successful drug bust

Futch Anthony Inso 07/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has formally handed the certificates of commendation and cash incentives to 11 policemen from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) who conducted a successful buy-bust operation that…

Lapu-Lapu Police Chief Banzon: Father’s Day is every time spent with family

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Every quality time with family is Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Parent’s Day. Piled papers to check and sign to, various conferences, meetings, and activities to attend to, calls and messages every now…

Banzon: We are prepared to secure the President

Futch Anthony Inso 04/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) is prepared to secure President Rodrigo Duterte in case he decides to attend the upcoming celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan on April…

Lapu-Lapu City police arrest 69 individuals for ‘tigbakay’ during Holy Week

Futch Anthony Inso 04/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Sixty-nine individuals were apprehended by the Lapu-Lapu City Police (LCPO) during the Holy Week or from April 1-4, 2021, for being involved in illegal cockfighting, locally called “tigbakay.” Police Lieutenant Colonel Resty Santos, deputy director…

Cops from Station 5 in Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 03/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Six personnel from Police Station 5 in Barangay Pusok here have tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This development was confirmed by Police Major Aibert Jay Samson, police station 5 chief, who…

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