Mandaue authorities tighten coordination, deployment plans for BSKE

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/18/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Authorities in Mandaue City have prepared the plans for deployment and emergency response for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections this October 30. The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO)…

16 shooting incidents recorded in Cebu City but police say situation under control

Emmariel Ares 10/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police have recorded a total of 16 shooting incidents in Cebu City for the month of September and the first week of October. This was according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Albert Reeves Quilitorio,…

PDEA-7 destroys illegal drugs worth P330.5M

Emmariel Ares 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of P330.5 million worth of illegal drugs were destroyed by authorities here on Thursday morning, October 12, 2023. According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7), a court…

Grade 5 student’s death due to ‘rare’ condition, not linked to slap – PNP

Dexter Cabalza 10/12/2023

MANILA, Philippines — According to the autopsy conducted by the police, the 14-year-old student who died days after he was slapped by his teacher had a “rare” condition that caused a blood vessel in his brain to rupture.…

Weak explosion reported at NAIA T3 parking area; MIAA, PNP launches probes

Adrian Parungao 09/23/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A faint explosion was reported in the open parking of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Saturday morning. According to the initial information, people who were near the parking area facing…

QCPD gets new chief after road rage fiasco

Dexter Cabalza, Marlon Ramos 09/02/2023

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr. has accepted the resignation of Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Brig. Gen. Nicolas Torre III and appointed his successor, following the blunder of the police in handling the…

Gun replicas covered by barangay, SK polls gun ban, public warned

John Michael Mugas 08/27/2023

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte–The Ilocos Norte Provincial Police Office (INPPO) has issued a warning against the carrying and transport of gun replicas during the gun ban period for the 2023 barangay and Sanggunian Kabataan elections which is set to…

‘Shabu’ worth P1.3 billion found in abandoned car in Pampanga

Faith Argosino - Reporter 08/26/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities recovered P1.3 billion worth of suspected crystal meth, locally known as “shabu,” inside a car abandoned at a mall parking lot in Pampanga on Saturday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said. According to…

PNP says security measures set for Barangay, SK elections 2023

Emmariel Ares 08/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) said its security measures are all set to ensure that the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) 2023 will be ‘honest, peaceful, and credible.’ This was assured by…

5 of 18 resigned PNP officials tagged in 2014 drug ‘matrix’

Dexter Cabalza, Julie Aurelio 07/31/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Five of the 18 high-ranking officials whose courtesy resignations were accepted by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. for their involvement in illegal drugs were among the 30 police officers identified in a drug matrix prepared…

Ochave stays at CPPO pending official communication from Crame — Pelare

07/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The head of the Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO), who tendered his courtesy resignation after he was implicated in illegal drug activities, will remain in his posts for now and pending the issuance…

PNP chief Acorda to junior officers: Document, report superiors’ wrongdoings

Jean Mangaluz 04/28/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Maj. Gen. Benjamin Acorda Jr. on Friday urged police officers, even. the lowest ranking ones, to document and report the irregular activities of their superiors. Acorda, who previously headed…

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