Police to offer free rides in case of transport strike next week

Emmariel Ares 04/14/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In the event of a transport strike next week, the different police units in Central Visayas will deploy some of their vehicles to offer free rides to the public. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard…

Negligent parents of ‘rugby boys’ may be jailed, says Pelare

Emmariel Ares 04/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Sanctions await parents of ‘rugby boys’ if proven that they neglected their children. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office Central Visayas (PRO-7), said that neglect is punishable…

CV cops to boost anti-criminality operations this summer

Emmariel Ares 04/06/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in Central Visayas will implement a more aggressive approach against all criminal activities, especially illegal drugs, during the summer months. This was according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, the spokesperson…

PRO-7 probes detainee escape in Danao City

Emmariel Ares 04/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is investigating the escape of a detainee in Danao City on April 2. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, the PRO-7 spokesperson, said that an…

PRO-7 warns against use of marijuana-flavored vapes

Mark Bandolon 03/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) has issued a stern warning against the use and proliferation of marijuana-flavored vape products. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace Pelare, the PRO-7 spokesperson, said that…

Police after 2 groups smuggling illegal drugs

Emmariel Ares 03/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police are currently monitoring the activities of two groups believed to be behind the smuggling of illegal drugs in Central Visayas. “Right now, we are monitoring at least two groups in Central Visayas.…

PRO-7 after those responsible for hoax bomb scare targeting gov’t offices

Emmariel Ares 02/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The police in Central Visayas wanted to identify the individual/individuals who are behind the hoax bomb scare in government offices here and in other parts on the country. On Monday, occupants of the…

Police recover vehicle used to ‘transport’ body of Sinulog Idol judge

Emmariel Ares 01/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines –  Police have recovered the vehicle which they believed was used to transport the body of Sinulog Idol judge Jay Unchuan to Sitio Palanas, Barangay Inayagan in Naga City, Cebu. READ MORE:  Cebu’s Sinulog…

Police to monitor firecrackers, stray bullet incident on New Year’s Eve

Emmariel Ares 12/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With only a few days left before New Year’s Day, police in Central Visayas said they will continue to intensify their monitoring of firecrackers and stray bullet incident to ensure public safety. Police…

PRO-7 releases safety tips against bomb threats

Pia Piquero 12/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Following the recent bombing incident at a university in Marawi City, law enforcement agencies in Central Visayas are urging the public to remain vigilant against potential bomb threats. In a Facebook post, the…

CCPO starts security preparations for Misa de Gallo 

Emmariel Ares 12/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A week before the official start of the Misa de Gallo, police in Cebu City said they will beef up their security coverage of all the churches and religious sites here to ensure…

Police warn public against proliferation of fake bills, crimes this holiday season

Emmariel Ares 11/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An official of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas is urging the public to always be cautious when accepting bills, especially if these would come from strangers. Police Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Ace…

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