Person of Interest in killing of couple identified; crime is drug related, say cops

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have identified a person of interest (POI) in the killing of a couple, whose bodies were found lying in grassy part of Sitio Upper Greenbelt in Barangay Quiot in Cebu…

Live-in couple found dead in Cebu City brgy; cop says they were killed

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A live-in couple were found dead in a grassy part of Sitio Upper Greenbelt in Barangay Quiot in Cebu City on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. Police Major Janelito Marquez, chief of Labangon Police…

Cebu City to distribute cash aid to fire victims in Punta, Quiot on Saturday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to start distributing financial assistance to the residents displaced by the recent fires in at least three barangays here. Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Department of Social…

DSWD-7: 96 Quiot fire victims given food packs, sleeping kits

Futch Anthony Inso 07/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Ninety six fire victims in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City received family food packs from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) on Sunday, June 11, 2022.  Aimee Fei Binongo,…

Quiot fire razes 50 houses, damage to property pegged at almost P2M

Paul Lauro and Wenilyn Sabalo 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Thursday morning fire in Sitio Sto. Niño in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City razed at least 50 houses on July 7, 2022. SFO1 Riza Julve, the investigator on case from the Cebu City…

Cebu City Police looking into possibility that source of ‘shabu’ seized in Quiot and Taptap are the same

Mae Fhel Gom-os and Paul Lauro 07/29/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Police are not discounting the possibility that the source of the drugs seized in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City on Tuesday evening, July 27, 2021, could be of the…

41-year-old contractor arrested for exploiting minors

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 41-year-old freelance contractor is now facing anti-trafficking charges after he was caught sexually exploiting minors in his vehicle in a mountain area in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City, at 12:10 a.m., this Sunday,…

Lockdowns lifted in six areas in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of six sitios or areas in Cebu City can now breathe a sigh of relief as they are now lifted out of the granular lockdown. The Regional Inter-Agency Task Force-7 (RIATF-7) has…

Six tigbakay gamblers nabbed in Cebu, Danao cities

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six “tigbakay” gamblers were arrested in two separate police operations in Danao and Cebu cities this afternoon, August 2, 2020. First to fall were Fehller James Gomez Torralba, 20; Rey Matugas Lato, 42…

Six areas in five Cebu City barangays placed under lockdown

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Six sitios or areas in five barangays in Cebu City have been placed under lockdown by Mayor Edgardo Labella on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Labella reposted the copy of his Executive Order No.…

After P3.4M shabu haul, police checking if bigger supply of drugs from Manila has entered Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There may be a bigger supply of illegal drugs in Cebu City, which were shipped from Manila in time for Christmas and the New Year celebration. Police Colonel Glenn Mayam, Philippine Drug Enforcement…

P3.4M shabu seized; 3 men nabbed in Quiot buy-bust operation

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An estimated P3.4 million worth of illegal drugs was confiscated from three men, who were arrested in a buy-bust operation at past 4 p.m. today, December 30, 2019, at Sitio Mayupay, Barangay Quiot,…

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