CV police seize P201M worth of illegal drugs in 3 months

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In just three months, at least P200 million worth of illegal drugs were seized from various anti-drug criminality operations in Central Visayas. According to a press release, Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega,…

Vega to public: Report erring cops in Central Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Erring police personnel will be punished should they be proven to have committed violations in their respective duties. This isn’t a new policy but Police Brigadier General Roque Eduardo Vega, Police Regional Office…

PRO-7: No body-worn cameras yet in the region

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has yet to receive the body-worn cameras following the launch of the Body Worn Camera System (BWCS) last Friday, June 4. Police Brigadier General Ronnie…

Human Rights Watch demands release of detained ‘lumad’ in Cebu

Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ 02/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Human rights advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday called on the Philippine government to free the “lumad” (Indigenous Peoples) students and teachers, who were arrested after an alleged “rescue operation” by the…

16 Central Visayas cops positive for COVID-19

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) ended its months-long streak of being coronavirus-free when at least 16 cops were confirmed to have the infection. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, director of…

CV cops confiscate close to P400M worth drugs in six months

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may have compelled many to stay at home but there were also those who defied the government’s order to continue with their illegal drugs business. Some of…

PRO-7 chief: Cop’s killer, cohorts may be members of gun-for-hire group with Ozamiz links

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the gunman and his cohorts involved in the shooting of Police Senior Master Sergeant Maximino Macua Jr. during a botched surveillance operation on February 11 are members of a…

PRO-7 monitoring police in CV following PNP chief’s orders to dismiss 3 senior officers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Central Visayas announced that monitoring is still ongoing for police officers, from the low ranks to top senior officers, who may have violated several guidelines of newly installed Philippine National Police…

Ex-cop, linked to tanim-bala gang, arrested for extorting money from police applicant

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A former policeman, who was reportedly involved in the controversial tanim-bala gang, was arrested in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on January 23, 2020 for extorting P10,000 from a police applicant. Police Brigadier General Domingo…

Albayalde on Silawan case one month after victim was found dead: Solved but not yet closed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief,  General Oscar Albayalde said the murder case of 16-year-old would be considered ‘solved but not closed’. This after Albayalde led the presentation of another suspect behind the brutal…

Central Visayas under red alert for NPA founding anniversary, start of local campaign

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/28/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Law enforcers in Central Visayas are now putting heightened security measures following the gunbattle involving police and suspected communist-rebels in Victoria town in Samar on Thursday, March 28. READ MORE: Victoria, Northern Samar…

Law enforcers looking for other suspects in Silawan killing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers are now looking for other suspects whom they believed have a hand in the killing of Christine Lee Silawan, who was supposed to turn 17 today, Tuesday (March 26). Chief Superintendent Debold…

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