NBI raids networking hub in Lapu-Lapu for alleged pyramiding

Paul Lauro 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A networking firm based in Lapu-Lapu City is now in hot waters after its owner was accused of allegedly committing fraudulent activities.  Authorities from the National Bureau of Investigation Cebu District Office  (NBI…

NBI to intensify operations against sexual exploitation, human trafficking in Cebu

Jewil Anne Tabiolo, Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 03/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Mandaue District is intensifying its efforts in monitoring  sexual exploitation and human trafficking here, especially now that restrictions in major areas in Cebu have eased. Arnel Pura, officer-in-charge…

NBI-7 shuts down illegal butane refilling station in Moalboal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) has shut down an illegal butane refilling station in Moalboal town, southwestern Cebu. In a press statement issued on Thursday, December 9, NBI-7 reported…

P1.1M worth of drugs seized in Cebu City Jail raid

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Illegal drugs worth over P1 million were among those confiscated in a greyhound operation at the Cebu City Jail on Thursday dawn, May 6, 2021. Jail Superintendent Jose Rusylvi Abueva, warden of the Cebu City…

Police rescue 4 women, child from Dumaguete cybersex den

Florence Baesa 04/30/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—Four women, including a four-year old child, were rescued from a suspected cybersex den during a raid on Wednesday afternoon, April 29, 2020, in barangay Candau-ay here. A Norwegian national, Ronny Bratlistuen 42, and…

Dutch museum says van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

03/31/2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch museum that is currently closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus said Monday a painting by Vincent van Gogh on loan for an exhibition was stolen in a raid overnight.…

Illegal drugs, firearms recovered from Lapu drug dealer

Norman V. Mendoza 03/20/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – Illegal drugs worth P136,000 and two firearms were seized by the police from a suspected drug dealer in Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City past 2 p.m. today, March 20, 2020. Armed with a Search…

Dumaguete drug raid nets P1.8M worth of shabu

Florence Baesa 12/18/2019

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—More than P1.8M worth of suspected shabu (crystal meth) were seized in a raid by authorities on Tuesday night, December 17, 2019, in Barangay Camanjac here. The operation by the joint elements of the…

PIB nab 5 men in Talisay City drug den, confiscate P2.4 M worth of shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen raided another drug den in Barangay Lawaan 2 in Talisay City this morning, October 14, arrested five men and confiscated P2.4 million of suspected shabu. Arrested were house owner Rex Aldia, 45,…

Special permit from City Hall allowed Cortes family-owned cockpit to also operate on weekdays

Rosalie Abatayo 08/07/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — D and C Coliseum that is owned by the family of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes possesses a special permit issued by City Hall on July 2019 to also operate their business on…

CIDG-7 files complaint for violation of PD 449 vs 324 individuals nabbed at Mandaue cockpit

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/07/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines -Charges for the violation of Presidential Decree 449 or the Cockfighting Law of 1974 will be filed this afternoon against the 324 individuals, who were arrested at the D and C Coliseum in Barangay…

Men arrested at Mandaue cockpit ask police to go after management, not bettors

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The more than 300 men and women who were arrested in a cockpit in Mandue City have started to complain of hunger and thirst. But they could not be released from detention just…

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