106 arrested in Oplan Pokemon operation in Cebu City

Nestle L. Semilla 02/17/2017

  At least 100 people were rounded up by Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) in a “one time, big time” operation on Friday night. All 11 police stations in city participated in the operation dubbed as “Oplan…

Firecrackers destroy CPDRC drainage

Nestle L. Semilla 12/27/2016

POLICE are warning people who carelessly throw firecrackers of being arrested after the concrete drainage of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) was damaged allegedly by an explosion caused by firecrackers on Monday afternoon. Residents…

Oplan: Big-time Tokhang

Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 12/16/2016

Government’s antidrug war basically took a more literal twist on Friday when a strong force of about a hundred uniformed armed police and military operatives knocked on the doors of Barangay Tangke, Talisay — a village notorious…

L-300 Vans for SWAT, bullet proof vests, bomb suits next

Inna Mejia 12/08/2016

TWO Mitsubishi L-300 vans are just the start of the equipment support that the Cebu City government will give the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit of the Cebu City Police Office. “This is a continued support…

CCPO: No police unit for Dumpit yet

Dominic D. Yasay 11/03/2016

A week after his return to Cebu, controversial policeman SPO1 Adonis Dumpit has not been reassigned yet to any police unit, but the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is looking at installing him in a police station…

Cebu City to set aside P3.5M to buy bullets for cops’ shooting practice

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/02/2016

POLICEMEN in Cebu City will be required to undergo monthly gun proficiency training starting next year. Nagiel Bañacia, in charge of the Cebu City Hall’s peace and order program, said this was the instruction of Cebu City…

LAST DEAL

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Nestle L. Semilla, Rene F. Alima 10/31/2016

Second councilman killed in Cebu in four days Despite having surrendered to police and having been warned by Danao City Mayor Ramon Durano III, barangay councilman Amador Capin still reportedly continued dealing in illegal drugs. Capin’s transaction…

Dumpit ready to shoot if needed

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/29/2016

NOTWITHSTANDING the deaths of three crime suspects and the wounding of a dozen more attributed to his crime busting days as head of Cebu City’s “Hunter Team”, Cebu’s most controversial cop, SPO1 Adonis Dumpit, is still ready…

DUMPIT IS BACK

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/27/2016

With just three years left in service, the controversial SPO1 Adonis Dumpit simply wants to go where he will be asked to. “Kon unsay mando sa akong labaw, motuman ko (Whatever my superiors tell me, I will…

Rising unsolved deaths: ‘When will it end?’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 10/07/2016

Patricia Sedeño, 50, wanted to see her son fulfill his dream of becoming a seaman. But things did not turn out the way she wanted. Jerald, 22, was shot dead by two policemen outside their house in…

Two cops insist Cedeño killing was legit

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/30/2016

THE two policemen who were accused of deliberately killing a 22-year-old drug suspect maintained their innocence even as they reacted differently to the murder complaint filed against them by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) before the…

SAF teams arrive to assist SWAT, local police

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/19/2016

THREE teams from the Special Action Force (SAF) arrived in Cebu City over the weekend to train police units and assist them in going after “high-value” targets here. Chief Supt. Noli Taliño, director of the Police Regional…

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