CCPO to check whether body-worn cameras can be used in buy-bust operations

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said they will still have to check whether the body-worn cameras issued to them can also be used in buy-bust operations. Police Lieutenant…

SC: Body cameras now mandatory when serving search, arrest warrants

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 07/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines – Law enforcement officers are now required to use body-worn cameras when implementing search and arrest warrants. Based on the Supreme Court’s Administrative Matter 21-06-08-SC dated June 29, 2021, the failure of the law enforcers…

CIDG-7 insists arrest of Tabada, pastor in Bohol legitimate

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) denied accusations that their arrest of Carmilo Tabada, a barangay councilor in Barangay Poblacion, Trinidad town in Bohol, was questionable and illegitimate because it…

Pastor, Brgy. Councilor who are alleged members of crime group nabbed in Bohol

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/25/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—An incumbent barangay councilor and a pastor, who are alleged members of the TABADA crime group and communist-terrorist group (CTG), were nabbed via virtue of search warrants in separate operations past 1 a.m. on…

NegOr village councilor nabbed for illegal drugs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 42-year-old incumbent village councilor of Barangay Giligaon in Siaton town, Negros Oriental was arrested this morning, June 4, 2021, with P34,000 worth of suspected ‘shabu’ during the serving of a search warrant…

Cebu City drug raids: P3.4M shabu seized; 2 men nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities confiscated at least 500 grams or half a kilo of suspected shabu worth at least P3.4 million and arrested two men, one of them a former convict, during two separate raids in…

P340k worth of drugs seized in Barangay Carreta, top shabu supplier nabbed in Ginatilan

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 02/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P340,000 were seized by authorities from one Zosimo Sotelliza Jr., during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, at 6 p.m. today, February 4,…

Retired cop killed in shootout; P1.4M shabu seized

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A retired police officer was killed in a shootout with law enforcers who visited his home in Sitio Hoyong-Hoyong, Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City on Friday, October 2, 2020, to serve a search warrant.…

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…

Security guard caught with P70K shabu nabbed in Pajo

Norman V. Mendoza 02/20/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A security guard, who allegedly moonlights as an illegal drugs peddler, was arrested and was caught with 10 grams of suspected shabu in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City on February 20, 2020. Roy Tojeno,…

1 dead, 4 nabbed in Bohol drug operation; nearly P7M ‘shabu’ seized

Benjie Talisic 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police confiscated nearly P7 million worth of suspected shabu during a bloody July 11 morning anti-drug operation in Bohol Province. Ritchie Banquil, a drug suspect, died in the hospital after he was wounded…

Sambag 2 resident nabbed for possession of drugs, unlicensed gun

Emmanuel Fort Nieto 06/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A street level target was arrested by police for the possession of 30 small sachets of suspects shabu and an unlicensed .38 caliber revolver. Suspect Wendell Baunsit, 38, was arrested in his residence…

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