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…

Drug suspect killed in Capitol Site buy-bust operation

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 03/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man, who is said to be on the drug watchlist of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO), was killed during a buy-bust operation Saturday night, March 13. The incident happened at about…

Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) director Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has returned to his work on Monday, February 22, 2021, or 18 days after he tested positive for COVID-19. On February 4, 2021,…

Traffic violation leads to arrest in Lapu-Lapu of 12 alleged MNLF recruits

Futch Anthony Inso 02/15/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A traffic violation led to the arrest in Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City on Sunday, February 14, of 12 men, who claimed to be members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) . The…

Lapu-Lapu City police chief tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The City Director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by the deputy director for administration of the LCPO, Police…

Lapu-Lapu police on alert for non-residents swimming in city’s public beaches

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) will be monitoring beaches to make sure that they only cater to residents of Lapu-Lapu City. Police Colonel Clarito Baja, chief of LLCPO, told reporters on Monday,…

Cop who survived Marigondon ambush may be involved in illegal drugs

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police here are looking into illegal drugs as the motive in the ambush attempt on Police Senior Master Sergeant Artemio Tumakay III in Barangay Marigondon on Monday afternoon, August 31, 2020. Police Brigadier…

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