SITG created to investigate ambush of cop in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) was created to look deeper into the ambush of Police Lieutenant Colonel Chuck Barandog and Samahan ng Totoong Larong may Puso (STL) partylist first nominee Yvonne Cania…

Cebu City cop dies in motorcycle accident in Naga City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 38-year-old police officer of the Abellana Police Station here died in a vehicular accident in Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Police Staff Sergeant…

EOC isolates COVID-19 positive cop, contacts assigned to basilica

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippine — Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has revealed that a police officer briefly assigned to the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño has proven positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Cebu City Councilor…

MCPO officer tests positive for COVID-19

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 11/25/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) has recorded one new active case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Police Colonel Jonathan Abella, the MCPO director, said that last week, one of their Quarantine Control Point…

7 persons including a police officer under quarantine after contact with COVID-19 positive Mandaue City inmate

Norman V. Mendoza 04/30/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Seven persons from Barangay Looc, Mandaue City including a police officer were placed under home quarantine after they were exposed to a COVID-19 positive inmate who was released from the Mandaue City Jail…

Cop hunted for shooting incident in Dalaguete wake

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dalaguete police are conducting a hot pursuit operation to look for a fellow police officer, who allegedly ended up shooting a man whom he was playing a card game, “tong-its,” with in a…

Cop shoots, kills man, who attacked him with a Swiss knife in Mactan

Paul Lauro 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 41-year-old man, who was armed with a Swiss knife, was shot dead by a police officer after he allegedly tried to resist arrest at past noon on August 15 in Sitio Isoya,…

Police officer caught with ‘paltik’ in hot water

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/30/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – A police officer once assigned to the Parian Police Station is now in hot water after he was allegedly caught carrying a homemade gun, also known as a “paltik” in Cebuano, while…

MCPO: ‘Police officer involved in robbery may be released’

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 08/02/2018

Another robbery case will be filed against PO1 Argel Fuentes today (August 2) after another holdup victim of the police officer surfaced. But Fuentes could be released from jail today since the charges against him are bailable.…

Police officer arrested for robbery in Mandaue City

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman Mendoza 08/01/2018

An active police officer was arrested after he allegedly tried to rob a person in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City at past 2 a.m. on Wednesday (August 1). The suspect, PO1 Argel Fuentes, attempted to evade from arrest.…

Taxi driver arrested for allegedly overcharging police officer

Nestle L. Semilla, Raul Constantine Tabanao, Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2018

A taxi driver was arrested for allegedly overcharging a police officer along A. Soriano St., Barangay Centro, Mandaue City last June 16. Two videos which recorded the incident inside the taxi were posted on Facebook by the…

Police officer killed in Tipolo ambush

Benjie Talisic 06/10/2018

A police officer assigned at the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office was killed in an ambush in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City at past 8 p.m. on Sunday. Senior Insp. Reymond Hortezuela was rushed to a hospital in…

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