Ex-security guard killed in shootout with Cebu City’s SWAT team

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Ernesto Benedicto Jr., 31, wanted to go back home to his family in Cagayan de Oro City but he did not have money to spend for his fare. He decided to visit his…

PDEA-7, PNP buy-busts net two British nationals, 2 others

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two British nationals, a security guard and a 30-year-old woman were arrested in separate buy-bust operations on Thursday, August 12, in Cebu City, Cebu province and Bohol province. First to fall was Daniel…

12-year-old boy shot dead for ‘stealing scrap metals’

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 04/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The minor who was shot dead by a security guard for allegedly stealing scrap metal from a construction site in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, has died. Police Staff Sergeant Renato Baldo, the investigator of…

Faces of Cebu: Rogelio “Chief” Aquino Jr.

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As CDN Digital celebrates its second anniversary, the spotlight for Faces of Cebu will shine on its employees who helped the online news portal become bolder than ever. Among CDN Digital’s trusted employees…

Security guard killed, woman wounded in Cebu City shooting attack

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 10/30/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — A security guard was shot dead while a passerby was wounded in the shooting incident this evening, October 30, 2020, in Sitio Alumnos Riverside, Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City. Mambaling policemen…

Bus clips, runs over, kills security guard on bicycle

Paul Lauro and Alven Marie A. Timtim 10/30/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — A 45-year-old security guard died after he was run over by a passenger bus along M.C. Briones Street in Mandaue City, at past noon this Friday, October 30, 2020. The victim was…

Inside job? Naga police turn rob-murder probe on gasoline station’s workers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are turning their investigation on the gasoline station robbery in Naga City where a security guard was killed and more than half a million pesos was lost, to the gasoline station’s current…

Robbers hit gasoline station, kill security guard, flee with P581K cash

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unidentified gunman or gunmen shot dead a security guard and fled with more than a half million pesos in cash during a dawn robbery on July 26, 2020 of a gasoline station in…

A salute to those who go the extra mile

PR 07/22/2020

Challenging times often bring out the best in humanity and one sees many selfless and kindhearted individuals work hand-in-hand, go the extra mile, and serve as prime examples of modern-day heroes we need today. Ayala Center Cebu…

Talisay buy-busts: Two nabbed, P134K shabu seized in two hours

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a span of two hours, policemen confiscated P134,000 worth of suspected shabu in two anti-illegal drugs operation in Talisay City on Sunday evening, May 3, 2020. Police got the biggest drug haul…

Security guard spares P100 from his daily budget to feed stray dogs

Immae Lachica 04/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— For six years now, this security guard in Cebu City has been the unsung hero of some of the stray dogs here in Cebu. Fidel Patlingrao, 69, a security guard in a warehouse here…

Police: Jealousy could be motive in shooting of security guard in Brgy Tisa

Immae Lachica 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City police suspect that jealousy may have prompted a certain Jerry to shoot a  security guard, who is assigned in a subdivision in Barangay Tisa, early this morning, April 8, 2020. Police Staff Sergeant…

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