Police substation now stands in NegOr sitio once called a ‘no man’s land’

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/24/2021

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — At least 30 policemen will now help secure a sitio in a mountain barangay, which was once described as a “no man’s land” by authorities in Santa Catalina town in Negros Oriental…

PRO-7 seizes P200K worth of illegal firecrackers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas has confiscated more than P200,000 worth of illegal firecrackers from Cebu since Christmas. Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, PRO-7 director, said that these firecrackers were confiscated…

Ferro to remain as PRO-7 chief ‘until further notice’

Immae Lachica 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro will remain as the director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7)  until further notice. In an interview Wednesday morning, September 9, 2020, Ferro said he…

PRO-7 to intensify inspection of warehouses with explosives

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police in Central Visayas will be intensifying its monitoring and inspections on warehouses and other establishments storing explosives. This was in response to the recommendations made by Cebu 3rd District Representative Pablo John…

Ferro: COVID-19 should be a concern of every Filipino

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, the director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas, everyone should help in the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). During the “graduation” ceremony of policemen…

PRO-7 needs medtechs, pathologists for molecular lab

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO – 7) is now hiring medical technologists and physicians to run their own molecular laboratory that will soon carry out coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests…

PRO-7 director to push for ECQ extension in Cebu until May 30

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) director, will be recommending an extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Cebu Province. In a phone interview with…

PRO-7 chief says three sacked officials will undergo investigation

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An investigation will be conducted on the three senior police officers from Central Visayas who were relieved by Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa for playing golf during weekdays. In…

PRO-7 director to police station chiefs: Close illegal gambling booths in your areas or be relieved

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Station commanders and provincial directors under the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) may be relieved from their post if there will still be illegal gambling booths operating in their areas of…

PRO-7 chief to public: Don’t post your whereabouts online on All Saints’, All Souls’ Days

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With All Souls’ and All Saints’ Days drawing near, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is reminding the public not to announce on social media their whereabouts on those days especially…

34 days later: Sabalones body still unclaimed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Thirty-four days has passed since self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones was reportedly killed outside of a bar in Quezon City. But to date, none of his family members or even friends showed up…

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