6 arrested as PDEA-7 dismantles another drug den in Cebu City

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – A tip coming from a concerned citizen led agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) to dismantle a drug den located in a residential area in Barangay Sawang Calero…

Ex-fraternity officer killed in afternoon ambush in Cebu City

Paul Lauro and Pegeen Maisie Sararaña 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man, believed to be a former fraternity officer, was killed in a late afternoon ambush by still unidentified riding-in-tandem while on his way home along Tres de Abril Street in Barangay Calamba,…

Youth groups set up Students’ Pantry in Sawang Calero

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 05/04/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—Education helps in creating a better and informed society. A group of young individuals in Barangay Sawang Calero wants to emphasize this notion as they gathered resources to set up a “Students’ Pantry” in their area…

PRO-7 chief focuses on internal cleansing amid probe of 11 Cebu City cops

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “We are focusing on internal cleansing among the ranks of our policemen while investigation of 11 Cebu City policemen are ongoing.”  Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7)…

Multiple dastardly crimes—by cops

Philippine Daily Inquirer 04/23/2021

A woman cried rape and robbery against 11 members of the police force in Cebu City, and was gunned down by unknown assailants a month later. A few hours on, the officer who not only led the…

Labella asks Napolcom to investigate Sawang Calero cops, killing of witness

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the National Police Commission (Napolcom) to investigate the alleged extortion and rape of policemen from Barangay Sawang Calero. This he said after one of the witnesses,…

Cebu City dad to victims of police abuse: Do not let ‘incident’ scare you to silence

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra is encouraging residents who have experienced police abuse to not let the killing of a major witness in the alleged rape and extortion case of 11 Barangay Sawang…

Habal-habal driver nabbed with P700K worth of drugs in Sawang Calero

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 25-year-old high-value individual, who fronted as a ‘habal-habal’ driver was apprehended during a buy-bust operation with 106 grams of suspected ‘shabu’ worth P720,800 in Spolarium St. in Barangay Sawang Calero, Cebu City,…

Policemen seize P816K shabu, nab ex-convict, 3 others

Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suspected shabu with an estimated to be worth P816,000 was confiscated in two separate buy-bust operations in Cebu City and Liloan town in northern Cebu today, October 18, 2020. Cebu City policemen got…

3 killed in Cebu City in less than five hours

Alven Marie Timtim and Paul Lauro 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three persons were killed in separate shooting and stabbing incidents in Cebu City in less than five hours. The first two fatalities were identified as Elmer Peñola of Barangay Hipodromo and John Ian…

San Nicolas police arrest ex-convict, cohort for possession of P374K worth of shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim - CDN Digital 01/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bernard Menyamin, 29, was released from detention in March 2019 after he availed of plea bargaining for his illegal drugs case. But he never stopped his illegal drugs business. Menyamin, who is from…

Sawang Calero woman urged: Check if dead man found in Cordova is her missing brother

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman from Barangay Sawang Calero in Cebu City has asked the Cebu City police about the dead man found floating on Shell Island in Cordova town on August 23. Police Staff Sergeant…

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