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…

Oponganons urged: Follow protocols set by church for the traslacion

Futch Anthony Inso 01/13/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has advised the Oponganons to observe the protocols set by the Catholic Church during the traslacion of the image of Señor Sto. Niño. On Friday evening, the…

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…

Firecracker stalls in Lapu-Lapu to again be inspected by police this week

Futch Anthony Inso 12/29/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will conduct another round of inspection of firecracker vendors and their stalls in Lapu-Lapu City this week. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of…

Lapu-Lapu cops already on full alert status for Christmas, New Year celebrations

Futch Anthony Inso 12/08/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) has already placed themselves in full alert status in lieu of the upcoming celebration of Christmas and New Year. This was confirmed by Police Colonel Elmer Lim,…

PRO-7 grants wishlists of 10 top performing stations from tri-cities

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the 10 top performing police stations of the police offices in the highly urbanized cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue have received computer sets from the Police Regional Office in Central…

Lapu police inspect firecracker makers in Brgy. Babag

Futch Anthony Inso 11/24/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) inspected on Thursday the work areas of firecracker makers in Barangay Babag, Lapu-Lapu City. The inspection was led by Police Colonel Elmer Lim, chief of LCPO, together…

Lapu-Lapu cops to public: Help us locate ‘Salisi Gang’ members, involved in P800,000 jewelry heist

Futch Anthony Inso 11/21/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office is asking the public to help them locate the whereabouts of at least six individuals, who were allegedly members of a “Salisi Gang,” after they allegedly took P800,000…

900 Lapu policemen to secure Nuestra Señora de Regla fiesta

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) will deploy around 900 policemen that will secure the city in the upcoming fiesta celebration of the miraculous image of Nuestra Señora de Regla on November 20…

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…

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