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…

Cabbie falls asleep at the wheel, hits 4 persons crossing road, crashes into 2 vehicles

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A taxi driver who allegedly fell asleep hit four persons, who were crossing the street along N. Bacalso Avenue corner Aznar Road, Poblacion, Barangay Pardo, Cebu City this morning, January 27, 2020. Policemen…

Taxi driver jailed for tearing CT-TODA issued citation ticket

Doris C. Bongcac 08/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A taxi driver was arrested on Saturday afternoon after he tore the citation ticket that was issued by a Talisay City traffic enforcer for a traffic violation which he committed. Jose Cusmod, 46,…

Police collar one of the suspects in robbery of construction firm’s payroll money

Doris C. Bongcac 08/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Waterfront police has arrested one the suspects responsible for the robbery of the payroll money of a construction firm in Cebu City late afternoon on Saturday, August 17. Taxi driver Dionelito Ople was…

Honest taxi driver from Sogod among recipients of Outstanding Individual Award

Immae Lachica 02/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Eugene Novecio, a 25-year-old taxi driver, from Sogod town, northern Cebu, believes that one good did will go a long way.  Novecio was one of the recipients of the Outstanding Individuals for the…

Taxi driver arrested for allegedly overcharging police officer

Nestle L. Semilla, Raul Constantine Tabanao, Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/15/2018

A taxi driver was arrested for allegedly overcharging a police officer along A. Soriano St., Barangay Centro, Mandaue City last June 16. Two videos which recorded the incident inside the taxi were posted on Facebook by the…

Taxi driver honored during Independence Day commemoration in Bohol

Inquirer.net 06/12/2018

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – The 120th Independence Day commemoration in Bohol province on Tuesday was highlighted with the giving of recognition to a “modern hero.” The provincial government honored Winifredo Balbido Maquindang, a native of Loboc town,…

Taxi driver arrested for lasciviousness act

Norman V. Mendoza 06/22/2016

A taxi driver was arrested by police after a woman passenger caught him masturbating while the cab was travelling towards her destination Tuesday afternoon in Lapu-Lapu City. Myrna, not her real name, a resident of Barangay Pajo…

Cebu City attacks: cabbie killed; guard shot dead

Apple Ta-as, Chito O. Aragon 03/05/2016

A taxi driver and a security guard were killed in separate incidents in Cebu City in the past two days. Petie del Rosario, 43, died after he was struck in the head with a metal pipe allegedly…

Cabbie stabbed dead

Chito O. Aragon 03/03/2016

A TAXI driver died after he was stabbed by a still-unidentified attacker in Barangay Buhisan, Cebu City. Roy Pulvero, 36, was found sprawled on the ground with a stab wound on the neck. The victim may have…

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