Two tracker teams formed to investigate robbery incidents involving taxi drivers – cop

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least two tracker teams were created to further investigate the robbery incidents that involved taxi drivers in the past few days. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria Theresa Macatangay, information officer of the Cebu…

Cebu City police turn to CCTVs in the hopes of identifying assailant in taxi driver robbery, stabbing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Police here continue to look for footage from security cameras in the hopes of identifying the culprit in the stabbing and robbing of a taxi driver on Maundy Thursday, April 14, 2022, in…

Robbers attack taxi driver, cut his tongue

Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 04/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The daughter of a 50-year-old taxi driver, who was robbed and had his tongue cut off by still unidentified suspects, is now calling for justice. Police in San Fernando town, southern Cebu confirmed…

Hit-and-run driver, drags motorcycle stuck under his SUV to his home 2 km away, nabbed

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The hit and run driver, who literally dragged a motorcycle stuck under his Ford Everest from Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to his home about 2 kilometers away in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City,…

Police arrest suspect in robbery-murder of taxi driver in Brgy Apas

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in Cebu City now has custody of one of the two suspects, who allegedly robbed and killed a taxi driver, at dawn on Tuesday, February 22. Albert Torregosa from Barangay Pasil, Cebu…

Cebu City police after another suspect, who robbed taxi driver

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police have identified another suspect, who robbed a taxi driver on January 28, 2022, following the rescue of the minor, who also admitted his involvement in the crime in Barangay Lorega,…

Minor from Lorega allegedly involved in robbing taxi driver, rescued

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  A 14-year-old boy was rescued by Parian policemen on Saturday morning, January 29, after he was identified to be one of two people who allegedly robbed a taxi driver in Barangay Lorega, Cebu…

Compostela police: Victim’s dash cam functional but SD card missing

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are now looking for more witnesses to help them solve the shooting to death of a taxi driver on Monday morning, July 19 in Barangay Canamucan II in Compostela town. This was…

Lapu-Lapu taxi driver gunned down in Compostela

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A taxi driver was gunned down in Barangay Canamucan II in the town of Compostela, northern Cebu on Monday morning, July 19, 2021.  Police Lieutenant Samuel Negro, chief of the Compostela Police Station,…

Mambaling buy-bust: Cabbie, lineman caught with P748K shabu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A cabbie or taxi driver and a lineman, who allegedly moonlight as drug traders, were caught with P748,000 worth of suspected shabu during a police anti-drug operation in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City at…

Leader of group, who robbed cabbie in Lapu-Lapu, nabbed in Mandaue

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/02/2020

SANTA CATALINA, Negros Oriental — The leader of the group, who robbed a taxi driver behind the Lapu-Lapu city hall and eluded arrest, tried to hide his identity as a robber by staying at a rented house…

Supermarket promodiser who lost job during pandemic, taxi driver nabbed with shabu worth P408K

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jes Kevin Labaya, 26, started selling illegal drugs in April after he lost his job as a supermarket promodiser in one of the malls in Cebu City as a result of the pandemic. Labaya…

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