38 minors rounded up as Lapu-Lapu intensifies implementation of curfew ordinance

Futch Anthony Inso 09/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At least 38 minors were rescued by the Lapu-Lapu City police on Tuesday night, Sept. 27, 2022, for violating the city’s curfew ordinance. Lapu-Lapu City’s curfew hours run from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00…

Chan: Kidnapping case won’t affect Lapu’s tourism industry

Futch Anthony Inso 05/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan believes that the arrest of two Chinese nationals who were allegedly involved in kidnap for ransom activities will not affect the city’s tourism industry. “Dili sad makaingon…

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…

Lapu-Lapu cop chief: We controlled crowd of Radaza, Chan supporters during filing of COCs.

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A crowd of supporters of candidates of two rival parties were the minor challenges that the police faced during the recently concluded filing of certificates of candidacy in Lapu-Lapu City. However, Police Colonel…

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 resident jailed for threatening to spread nude photos of girlfriend

Paul Lauro 01/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Police arrested a 20-year-old student in an entrapment operation on Monday afternoon, January 4, after he allegedly threatened to release his girlfriend’s nude photos online if she does not give in to his “demands.”…

P150M worth of drugs confiscated in Lapu-Lapu City bust

Paul Lauro 10/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A joint operation by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) resulted to the arrest of a high-value individual (HVI) and confiscation of 22.1 kilos of…

15 men from Basak, Lapu-Lapu City nabbed for illegal cockfighting

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Fifteen men from Sitio Tungdon, Barangay Basak in Lapu-Lapu City were made to spend the night in jail after they were arrested, Saturday afternoon, for engaging in illegal cockfighting. Charges for the violation of…

Lapu police rescue 13-year-old girl, nab pimp

Norman V. Mendoza 03/14/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu -A 13-year-old girl from Lapu-Lapu City was rescued by police from the company of a pimp during an entrapment operation, Friday afternoon, March 13, 2020. Police Lieutenant Albe Codilla, chief of the Women and…

Despite extrajudicial confession, LLCPO to present witnesses vs Llenes

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even if Renato Llenes admits to killing Christine Lee Silawan in court, the police will still have to present their witnesses and evidence to ensure a lifetime jail term for the church collector’s…

Radazas want Siaton, Ahong’s supporter, autopsied

Futch Anthony Inso 05/03/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Incumbent Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza and her husband, former congressman and former mayor Arturo Radaza,  have formally requested the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) to conduct an autopsy to Cesar Siaton. Siaton…

Obon reports drop in Lapu’s crime rate

Futch Anthony Inso 04/30/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines –  Police Colonel Limuel Obon, chief of the Lapu-Lapu Police Office (LLCPO), does not see the need to place the city under the Election Watchlist Areas (EWAS) orange category in the May 13 election.…

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