‘Radio block timer’, arrested for psychological abuse of a minor, plans to file countercase against accuser

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 39-year-old “radio block timer”, who was arrested after he was accused of pschological abuse of an 11-year-old child, plans to file a countercase against his accuser. Leonard Asuque of Dalaguete town, who…

Still no sufficient leads on Cortes’ killing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than a month has passed since the killing of Cebuano radio blocktimer Rey Cortes but police still have no sufficient leads on the case. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Police now have 3 persons of interest in the killing of Reynante Cortes

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/11/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Cebu City police said they now have three persons of interest (POI) who may be involved in the killing of radio blocktimer Reynante “Rey” Cortes last July 22 in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City.…

Cebu City police baffled by radioman’s autopsy results

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Police are still trying to find clues that might lead them to the killer of the late radio blocktimer Reynante Cortes after the result of the autopsy on the victim’s body also baffled investigators.…

CIDG, CCPO conduct parallel investigation over Cortes’ killing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police Major General Albert Ignatius Ferro, the director of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), has released a directive to CIDG-7 to conduct a parallel investigation with the Cebu City Police Office…

Police identifies gunman in Dumaguete radioman’s slay

Florence Baesa 11/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities identified a policeman, who is still in active service, as the gunman in the murder of radio blocktimer Dindo Generoso, who was killed in Barangay Piapi, Dumaguete City on Wednesday, November 7, 2019.…

Radio blocktimer’s house strafed in Balamban

Apple Ta-as 05/22/2016

Four unidentified men strafed the house of a radio blocktimer last Friday in Balamban town in western Cebu. Senior Insp. Florendo Fajardo, Balamban police chief, said yesterday that they believed that the strafing of the house of…

Radio broadcaster sacked, 2 ABC employees suspended

Joana Belsonda 06/18/2015

THE Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) in Cebu City said it has  terminated the services of radio broadcaster Roger Cimafranca as its liaison officer after the May 9 incident where he berated and threatened  a traffic enforcer…

Radio blocktimer pays fines, may be cleared of raps

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/11/2015

RADIO  blocktimer Roger Cimafranca may be off the hook on criminal charges after he paid  administative fines at the Land Transportation Office (LTO-7) yesterday morning. Cimafranca paid a P5,078 fine for using an unauthorized plate number “7TC-M-1068”…

LTO confiscates radio blocktimer’s license

06/09/2015

THE Land Transportation Office confiscated the driver’s license of radio blocktimer Roger Cimafranca after he was charged with using unauthorized plates on his motorcycle as stated under Joint Administrative Order (JAO) 2014-01. Cimafranca needs to pay a…

Suspended ABC liaison officer apologizes for boorish behavior towards traffic enforcer

06/05/2015

Radio blocktimer and suspended liaison officer Roger Cimafranca of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) faced the media and apologized to radio station dyLA, traffic personnel and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama for his behavior towards traffic…

ABC suspends liaison officer for abuse in traffic incident

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Marian Z. Codilla 06/04/2015

The Association of Barangay Council suspended blocktime commentator Roger Cimafranca as their liason officer, Thursday morning. ABC President Philip Zafra said the board called for an emergency meeting, Thursday morning and decided to indefinitely suspend Cimafranca without…

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