Police: ‘Mentally challenged’ woman may have been mistaken for an asset

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police believe that the 34-year-old ‘mentally challenged’ woman who was shot by a man in Barangay Pasil here shortly after midnight on Friday, July 9, 2021, may have been be mistaken for an asset.…

Drug den shut down in Pasil, P452K shabu seized, 7 persons nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities shut down a drug den, confiscated nearly half a million pesos or P452, ooo worth of suspected shabu, and arrested seven persons in two separate anti-illegal drug operations in Sitio Lawis, Barangay…

Market quarantine violators doubles in mid-February

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) has revealed that as of mid-February, over 1,000 quarantine violators have already been apprehended by the police and city enforcers. MOD head, Irvin Caballes, said that…

Cebu City allocates P3.2 million for informal settlers along major riverways

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The river widening and deepening projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) has a bigger chance of being implemented sooner after the Cebu City Council finally approved…

42 new COVID-19 cases in Cebu City, mostly from Pasil

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There are 42 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Cebu City and most of them are in Barangay Pasil. According to Cebu City spokesperson, Lawyer Rey Gealon, at least 22…

Cebu City records 18 new COVID-19 cases in urban barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has recorded 18 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in 11 of its urban barangays. This has raised the total number of cases in the city to 1,872, which…

Four suspected drug dealers arrested in Cordova, Cebu 

Norman V. Mendoza 04/21/2020

CORDOVA, Cebu –Four suspected drug dealers were arrested by police in two separate drug operations at a port in Barangay Poblacion, Cordova town in Cebu on Monday evening, April 20, 2020. The first to fall were Gregorio…

Cops eye ‘grudge due to drugs’ angle in killing of pregnant woman in Pasil

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/13/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the killing of a woman, who was three months pregnant, in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City on Sunday, April 12, 2020, is drug-related. Police Master Sergeant Rey Iligan of…

IN PHOTOS: Implementation of ‘stay at home’ order starts

Gerard Vincent Francisco 03/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police Colonel Hector Grijaldo, the newly installed director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), visited Barangays Ermita, Suba, and Pasil Sunday night, March 22, 2020, to remind residents of the implementation of…

259 houses razed in Cebu City blaze

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Gerard Francisco, Paul Lauro 02/27/2020

CEBU CITY,  Philippines — An early evening fire in Barangay Suba, Cebu City displaced hundreds of families after it razed 259 houses in a residential area in Sitio Santo Niño, Barangay Suba, Cebu City at past 7…

Close to P300k shabu seized from two suspected pushers in Pasil

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie Erram 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Close to P300,000 worth of illegal drugs was confiscated from two suspected drug pushers after police in Cebu City conducted a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pasil in Cebu City on Saturday afternoon, January…

HVTs busted in Cebu City: 18-year-old man, mom of two toddlers caught with P500K shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two high value targets (HVT) including a mother of two toddlers were arrested in separate buy-bust operations at dawn of December 22, 2019 in two barangays in Cebu City. The first to fall was…

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