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…

Lapu police prepares for influx of local tourist

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) is preparing for an influx of tourists as the city gears up for the reopening of its tourism industry for domestic clients. Police Colonel Clarito Baja, chief…

Lapu police chief assures public safety amid three consecutive shooting incidents

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With three reported shootings in the first three days of the month, the public may start to worry about the safety in the highly urbanized city of Lapu-Lapu. But Police Colonel Clarito Baja,…

3 men arrested in Lapu for selling overpriced alcohol

Futch Anthony Inso 04/02/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Three men who were allegedly selling overpriced alcohol with sanitizer solution were arrested by the Lapu-Lapu City police in an entrapment operation in a parking area of a mall in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu…

Central Visayas police nab Chinese nationals accused of kidnapping

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Police in Central Visayas arrested two Chinese nationals accused of kidnapping three fellow Chinese men in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday dawn, March 5, 2020.  The suspects were identified as A Gui and Xiao Fan, based…

Lapu-Lapu police, Pangan-an school get Chinese guild’s donated computers 

Norman V. Mendoza 02/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office and the Pangan-an Elementary School in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City will have new sets of computers. This developed after the Lapu-Lapu City Chinese Guild made good their promise…

Peaceful holiday season: Lapu Police report no major incidents in the city

Alven Marie Timtim 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It was an orderly Christmas celebration with no shooting or robbery incidents in Lapu-Lapu City. This is the assessment of Police Colonel Clarito Baja, chief of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO), who…

Cops patrolling Mandaue-Mactan bridges told: Be alert

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/01/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police officers patrolling the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges will continue and intensify their patrols at the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges amid the latest case of a person jumping from one of the bridges. They…

Four Lapu-Lapu cops, who were caught on camera beating a man they arrested, relieved from post

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/18/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Four police officers assigned at Station 3 of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office were administratively relieved this morning, November 18, 2019, after they were caught in a video beating a man, whom they…

LLCPO strengthens coordination with barangays  vs motorcycle-riding criminals

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising number of  Lapu-lapu City residents getting killed by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen, Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) chief, said they will work with barangay officials for a…

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