Woman dead, drowned in Medellin

A 66-year-old woman has died after drowning at the sea at Sitio Sangutan, Brgy. Daan Lungsod, Medellin, Cebu on Saturday afternoon, June 18, 2022.Master Sergeant Rondino Toledo Pablo, team leader of Medellin Police Station identified the woman as Perla Causapin Arreglado, a native of Sitio Sangutan, Brgy. Daan Lungsod, Medellin, Cebu.Queddeng told SunStar Cebu that […]

Daylong police ops net P15M shabu

A TOTAL of P15 million worth of illegal drugs has been seized by the Police Regional Office (PRO) in Central Visayas.The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) seized over P10 million worth of illegal drugs, mostly shabu, outperforming other units under the PRO 7.The anti-narcotics operations started at dawn Saturday, June 11, 2022 and ended at […]

PRO 7, CPPO chiefs clash over face mask rule

TWO high-ranking police officials in Central Visayas have opposing views on the executive order issued by Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia that makes the wearing of face masks in open and well-ventilated spaces in Cebu Province optional.Brigadier Gen. Roque Eduardo Vega, chief of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO 7), issued a statement on Saturday, […]

105 cops from Central Visayas dismissed for criminal, administrative violations

AROUND 105 policemen assigned in Central Visayas were dismissed from the service after they were proven guilty of criminal and administrative charges.Some of those dismissed from the service were involved in various cases including illegal drug use, violence against women and children, among others, said Brigadier Gen. Elizalde Quiboyen, chief of the Regional Internal Affairs […]

Cebu police douse talk of coup d’etat

POLICE in Cebu Province have expressed their support for presumptive president-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director of the Cebu Police Provincial Office, said they would follow whatever orders their new commander-in-chief, who is the president, would give them, especially in the promotion of peace and order, as he had been given the […]

EXPLAINER: Chuck Barandog’s clash with Tomas Osmeña in 2019 for alleged election harassment and killings, including murder of 2 tanods and an ex-cop, is recalled after May 1 ambush on the police officer and his wife.

CHUCK Barandog was a police major when he led the Cebu City Mobile Force in the run-up to the 2019 elections. Then mayor Tomas Osmeña, who was running for reelection against Edgardo Labella, blamed Barandog and then city police chief Royina Garma for a number of checkpoints that were set up near homes of BOPK […]

2,000 police officers in Central Visayas cast vote during local absentee voting

NEARLY 2,000 police officers assigned in Central Visayas were able to cast their vote during the first of the three-day local absentee voting which started on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.Of the police officers from Central Visayas, 250 are assigned at the Cebu City Police Office, said Lt.Col. Wilbert Parilla, CCPO deputy director for operations.Parilla told […]