Lapu-Lapu City’s liquor ban stays for now – Banzon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The prohibition against drinking of liquor especially in public places remains in effect even after Lapu-Lapu City’s status was already downgraded from Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) to General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with…

Lapu-Lapu Police Chief Banzon: Father’s Day is every time spent with family

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Every quality time with family is Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Parent’s Day. Piled papers to check and sign to, various conferences, meetings, and activities to attend to, calls and messages every now…

‘Drug courier’ caught with P13M shabu in Lapu-Lapu buy-bust

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some P13 million worth of suspected shabu was seized from a 22-year-old suspected drug courier during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Saac II, Barangay Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City today, May 21. Mark Gil…

Banzon: We are prepared to secure the President

Futch Anthony Inso 04/22/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) is prepared to secure President Rodrigo Duterte in case he decides to attend the upcoming celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan on April…

Cops from Station 5 in Lapu-Lapu test positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 03/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Six personnel from Police Station 5 in Barangay Pusok here have tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This development was confirmed by Police Major Aibert Jay Samson, police station 5 chief, who…

Lapu police chief back at work after beating COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) director Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has returned to his work on Monday, February 22, 2021, or 18 days after he tested positive for COVID-19. On February 4, 2021,…

Lapu-Lapu City police chief tests positive for COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/09/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The City Director of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO), Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by the deputy director for administration of the LCPO, Police…

Lapu-Lapu City SWAT, MPU headquarters locked down

Futch Anthony Inso 01/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) chief Police Colonel Arnel Banzon has ordered the lockdown of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and Mobile Patrol Unit (MPU) offices, after two of their personnel tested…

Police in Lapu-Lapu undergo random drug testing

Futch Anthony Inso 01/11/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Around 200 police officers from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LCPO) were made to undergo a random drug test on Monday morning, January 11, 2021, here. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, director of the LCPO, said that…

Lapu mayor reveals receiving death threats

Futch Anthony Inso 12/17/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan admitted that he too has been receiving death threats. “Naay nag-ingon nako nga mga reliable sources nga naa ko’y death threats,” Chan revealed. The mayor, however, did…

Ahong backs holding of Misa de Gallo, police say they’re ready

Futch Anthony Inso 11/25/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said he is in favor of holding the traditional Misa de Gallo starting on December 16, 2020, despite the threat of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to…

Swine traders shot to death in Guihulngan City

Alven Marie Timtim 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men were killed in a shooting incident in Sitio Mandi-e, Barangay Magsaysay, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, on Tuesday afternoon, July 21, 2020. Police Colonel Arnel Banzon, director of Negros Oriental Police Provincial…

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