Carbon vendors try to break through police line securing people clearing market

Wenilyn Sabalo and Pegeen Maisie Sararaña 07/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Commotion erupted at Carbon Public Market early Monday morning, July 18, 2022, after vendors opposed the clearing of stalls located at Freedom Park and moving to the interim market located at Unit II.…

CCPO exec: ‘Good development’ in bomb hoax probe

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Cebu City are optimistic of the increased possibility of being able to arrest suspects of previous bomb scares or bomb hoaxes in the city. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter, deputy director…

‘Hantak’ loser may be shooter in Carreta killing – CCPO exec

Pegeeen Maisie Sararaña 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A disgruntled man, who lost in “hantak” or an illegal toss-coin game of heads and tails, could have been the one who shot dead a 30-year-old man in the early morning of May…

Two high value targets nabbed, P600K shabu seized in separate drug busts

Alven Marie A. Timtime 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three suspects including two high-value targets (HVT) were arrested by the police in two separate dawn buy-bust operations on November 26, 2019 in Toledo and Cebu cities. The biggest drug haul came from…

Former seaman shot dead in front of his house in Toledo

Benjie B. Talisic 06/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former seaman was killed near his house in Barangay Bato, Toledo City by a lone motorcycle-riding gunman on the evening of June 13. Ronnie Obenza, 50, died after he suffered several gunshot…

P1.6M worth of shabu seized in separate raids in Toledo, Cebu cities

Gerard Vincent Francisco and Benjie Talisic 05/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in Toledo and Cebu City confiscated P1.6 million worth of suspected shabu in two separate operations in two days. The biggest drug haul came from the Toledo drug bust where a job…

Police: Still no lead on identity of killers of PIB cop

Zena V. Magto 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week after Police Executive Master Sergeant Junard Cinco was killed in an ambush last April 30 in Toledo City, a city in midwestern Cebu. Police still have no lead on the identity of…

Christians, Muslims, police join walk in Toledo against terrorism, violence

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christians, Muslims, civic organization members, religious groups and the local police in Toledo City, a western city in Cebu, joined a solidarity walk against terrorism and violence on Sunday, March 24. Dubbed as “Lakad…

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