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,…

Another dawn fire hits village in Quiot, Cebu City 

Benjie B. Talisic 07/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Four houses were burned in another dawn fire at the Mountain View Village in Barangay Quiot here on Friday, July 5, 2019. Senior Fire Officer Lemuel Vincent Alcoseba, the investigator in charge, said the damage…

With 4 fires in 3 days, Cebu City fire chief shares safety tips to public

Benjie B. Talisic 07/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Be mindful of the electric load in your house that your electric wires or connections can handle.  Fire Chief Inspector Josephus Alburo, Cebu City Fire Marshall, gave this advice to the public after…

Neighbors arguing over parking space leads to shooting: 1 dead

Benjie B. Talisic 06/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An argument between two neighbors over a parking space ended in tragedy when one of them shot dead the other person. Vladimir Despi Alatraca, 40, died after he was shot in the body…

Drugs, personal grudge eyed in fatal shooting of woman in Quiot

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are checking if illegal drugs and personal grudge may be the motives behind the killing of a woman on early Friday morning, March 22, in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City. Chief Inspector Keith…

Fire breaks out in Barangay Quiot

Benjie Talisic 10/24/2018

A fire broke out in a residential area in Sitio Sto. Niño, Barangay Quiot, Cebu City at around 3:40 p.m. today. The second alarm farm affected the master’s bedroom of a house owned by Lawyer Darill Roque…

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