‘Drug lord’ caught in Cebu

CEBU -- A suspected drug lord, who has been an elusive target of law enforces for several years, was arrested on Thursday in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City.

‘Mild’ El Niño tries upland villages’ patience

FIFTEEN mountain barangays in Cebu City are asking the City Government to help them cope with the dry season, saying this “mild” El Niño has caused their wells and rivers to dry up.

3 cops tagged in Archival's ambush slay axed

THE three former officers Highway Patrol Group (HPG) 7 tagged in the ambush-slay of lawyer Noel Archival and his two aides have been dropped from the rolls of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Jaime Hermo Morente, director for PNP’s Personnel and Records Management, issued the special order confirming the dropping from the rolls of Supt. Romualdo Iglesia, former HPG 7 director; Insp. Joselito Lerion, former HPG 7 Special Operations Team chief; and PO1 Alex Bacani on Jan. 26, 2015 for going on absence without official leave (Awol).

E-Bingo security is weak

THE police are not discounting the possibility that a Mindanao-based robbery group was behind last Tuesday's heist of an electronic bingo outlet in Mandaue City.

Supt. Rex Derilo, acting chief of the Regional Intelligence Division (RID) of the Police Regional Office 7, said they received information several months ago that a robbery group arrived in Cebu.

5 injured in weekend violence in Cebu City

AT LEAST five people, including a 13-year-old girl, were wounded during the weekend in Cebu City.

Homicide detectives went to Sitio Nazareth, Barangay Buhisan at 5:30 p.m. last Sunday after a woman was hacked when she refused to give money to her live-in partner.

Calamba raid seizes P1M in shabu; suspect escapes

ANTI-DRUG operatives seized some P1 million worth of suspected shabu during a raid in Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City late yesterday afternoon.

Marilyn Mayang, an alleged bigtime drug pusher, eluded arrest when the operatives stormed her house at 5:30 p.m.

5 caught after P7M robbery

A 51-YEAR-OLD businesswoman was robbed at gunpoint by five men inside her house in Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City yesterday morning.

Marites Amit, a casino financier, told police the suspects tied her and her helper up and taped their mouths as they divested her house of valuables around 8:45 a.m.

Police search for ex-con in Alcoy

A WOMAN was found buried inside the house of her rumored boyfriend in the coastal village of Pugalo in Alcoy, Cebu last Saturday morning.

Ma. Lovely Fajardo, 27, a mother of two from Barangay Poblacion, Dalaguete, bore a stab wound in the left side.

Five drug ‘users’ fall, two of them during a pot session inside a cave

FIVE suspected drug users were arrested by police in separate anti-drug operations in Cebu last Saturday.

The first operation took place in Sitio Mountain Breeze, Barangay Pandan in Bogo City, where two men were caught sniffing shabu inside a cave.

‘User’ shoots ‘snitch’ neighbor

A MAN was shot to death allegedly by his neighbor in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City at dawn yesterday.