Drug affectation in Cebu City drops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The drug affectation in Cebu City is now at 91 percent or nine percent lower compared to last March the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) said. Leia Alcantara, PDEA-7 spokesperson, said that they…

Three persons caught with shabu at Cebu City checkpoint

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For those who are still involved in illegal activities and continue to violate the rules thinking the police are too busy now helping enforce measures of the enhanced community quarantine, you better watch…

3 arrested for challenging Parian policemen to a fistfight

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three friends are now detained in the Parian Police Station and are facing charges for disobedience to a person of authority. This developed after they were arrested at around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday,…

Two high value targets nabbed, P600K shabu seized in separate drug busts

Alven Marie A. Timtime 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three suspects including two high-value targets (HVT) were arrested by the police in two separate dawn buy-bust operations on November 26, 2019 in Toledo and Cebu cities. The biggest drug haul came from…

Jeepney dispatcher shot dead while sleeping  

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Another public utility jeepney (PUJ) dispatcher was shot dead while sleeping along the sidewalk in D. Jakosalem Street, Barangay Parian, Cebu City, at around 5:40 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The victim was identified…

Parian cop chief: Day-as shooting victim knew his killer

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — He knew his killer. Police Captain Armando Labora, Parian Police Precinct chief, said this after the investigation showed that Jerwin Jumao-as spoke to the man, who shot dead Jumao-as at past 7 p.m.…

Cops chase, kill armed man, suspected robber, in shootout in Tejero

Alven Marie Timtim 07/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An attempt to rob a softdrink truck sales agent led to a brief chase into a crowded alley, a shootout between police and the robber and the culprit’s death along a busy thoroughfare…

CCPO: No crimes reported during Pacquiao fight

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No calls reporting about a crime in Cebu City were received by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. or from the start of the Manny Pacquiao vs Keith…

10 persons hurt after 4 vehicle smashup involving a fire truck

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A firetruck went out of control in an intersection in uptown Cebu City, slammed into an SUV, causing it to crash into a motorcycle and another car at past 3 a.m. on July…

Tom keeps promise, releases last set of 44 vehicles to 25 barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The last set of city-owned vehicles to be donated to the barangays in Cebu City has been approved by the 14th Cebu City Council in their last session on Tuesday, June 25. Forty…

BMO worker denies vote-buying rap: Money was payment for debt owed

Gerard Vincent Francisco 05/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The money I gave the four men were payment for a debt I owed them.” This was the explanation of Andrea Fernandez, 66, on why she gave money to the four men when…

Police arrest one of three butane vendors ‘freed’ by Mayor Osmeña last August

Benjie B. Talisic 05/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philipppines — One of the three butane vendors that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña helped get out of police detention last August 2018 is back in police custody. This developed after Romeo Appareci, 41, was…

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