PRO-7 to reopen Barangayanihan ‘food pantry’ on May 18

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Barangayanihan “food pantry” of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) will open again on May 18. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, PRO-7 chief, said this after the PRO-7 joined on…

Montejo to illegal STL operators: Cease operations or end up in jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Follow the law or end up in jail. This was the stern warning issued by Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, the director of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) to operators of illegal Small Town…

CCPO’s food pantries effectively following health protocols 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With organized scheduling and monitoring, the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) says that their food pantries under their Barangayanihan program is effectively implementing minimum health protocols.  This Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy…

Labor Day rally in Cebu City peaceful as 300 cops secure route of 700 protesters

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Some 300 policemen secured the streets in Cebu City and monitored 700 protesters as they held their Labor Day march today, May 1, from Fuente Osmeña Circle to downtown Cebu City. Police Lieutenant Colonel…

‘Barangayanihan’ stands open in Cebu; cops eye stronger community ties

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police stations in Cebu Island  have opened yesterday, April 30, and today, May 1, their Barangayanihan, a sort of community pantry, to strengthen their rapport in their respective communities. In Cebu City, a…

PC Hills ‘residents’ not ‘padlocked’ just ‘regulated’ — PRO-7 chief

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Regional Office (PRO)-7 Chief Ronnie Montejo clarified the allegations on ‘padlocking’ of gates of some of the buildings in the PNP compound in PC Hills in Barangay Apas, Cebu City, saying that…

40 PNP medical frontliners receive Sinovac jabs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 40 Philippine National Police (PNP) medical frontliners in Central Visayas received Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine around 3 p.m., today, March 16 at the Regional Health Service (RHS-7) office in Camp Sotero Cabahug,…

Charges filed against 7 arrested in Lumad ‘rescue’ ops

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Seven individuals, including three indigenous people who were arrested during the ‘rescue’ operation involving Lumads last Monday, February 15 in Brgy. Talamban, Cebu City are now facing charges. This after the Police Regional…

PRO-7 plans to augment Cebu’s forces for Sinulog 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is planning to augment the police forces in Metro Cebu for Sinulog 2021. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of the PRO-7, said in a…

Police offices in Central Visayas get additional patrol vehicles, bulletproof vests

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police offices in Central Visayas received new police vehicles and bulletproof vests for protection of their police personnel in a ceremonial turnover here on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo,…

Central Visayas has new police director

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas has a new police chief. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo was installed as the new director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) during a ceremony in Camp Sergio…

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