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Police chief sizes up ‘threat’ of governor’s brother, seeks son’s gun license cancellation

January 8, 2013

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After Byron Garcia dared Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo to a fistfight and warned of a riot in the provincial jail, the police will have a closer look at whether Byron’s present and past actions fall squarely within the law. The chief of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) yesterday ordered his staff to study the record […]

PNP chief I’ll fire cops who use guns to greet New Year

December 30, 2012

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Manila — Policemen who would fire their service firearms and use illegal firecrackers in welcoming the New Year may find themselves jobless in 2013, the Philippine National Police (PNP) warned on Saturday. For the nth time, PNP Director General Alan Purisima reminded his men that they would face criminal and administrative charges if they are […]

Special gun ban in effect for 2013 Sinulog

December 23, 2012

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GUN OWNERS in Cebu City were advised to keep their firearms at home from Jan. 10 to 25 in keeping with the annual Sinulog celebration. A resolution to enforce a special gun ban was passed by the Police Coordinating and Advisory Council (PCAC) for the duration of the Sinulog observance starting from Jan. 10 to […]

Hot firecrackers seized

December 14, 2012

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The smell of gunpowder on a shipment declared as office supplies and dry goods led to the confiscation of 14 cartons of assorted firecrackers worth at least P170,000 at the Cebu City port last Wednesday. Police said Cokaliong Shipping Lines employees held the shipment and turned it over to them after it was found out […]

NBI agent cleared of charges

December 13, 2012

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THE case against an agent of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) accused of extorting P500,000 from a gun collector whose house in Cebu City  was raided by NBI operatives two years ago have been dropped. Arnel Pura was cleared of criminal and administrative charges filed before the Office of Ombudsman in the Visayas by […]

Army soldier caught with guns at Pier 1

December 11, 2012

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A Philippine Army soldier was arreste d l a s t Sunday night at Cebu City’s Pier One for trying to ship several illegal firearms to Mindanao. Cpl. Richard Francilizo, 37, assigned in Panay Island was arrested after Cebu port security guards, discovered the guns, sought police assistance. Six .45 pistols and a .357 revolver […]

NBI agent found dead at airport

November 23, 2012

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A 35-year-old agent of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was found dead with a bullet wound in his left temple at the staff house of the Mactan Cebu International Airport in barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City at past 2 p.m yesterday. P03 Lydo Pinos, homicide investigator of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, said they want […]

Man shoots brother, mother in drunken fight

October 15, 2012

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An argument drove a 34-year old man to shoot his brother and wound their mother who tried to mediate between them last Sunday. Joselito Bardilas was drinking with his 28-year old brother Jeffy in their house at 1st St. Carmen Village in Poblacion, Talisay City last Sunday when an argument ensued between them. Joselito pulled […]

Ex-convict faces raps for firearms possession

September 10, 2012

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Charges will be filed against an ex-convict who brandished a firearm in sitio Canton, barangay Cansojong, Talisay City last Sunday afternoon. The 37-year-old suspect named Yeo Lastimosa alarmed residents in their area when he showed up with his firearm. Responding police pursued Lastimosa who fled to his house and locked it. Insp. Rio Hugo Ipong […]

Man found dead in a creek

July 26, 2012

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An unidentified man was found dead in a creek in Sitio Kana-as, barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. The victim has two gunshot wounds on his back and his abdomen. A resident heard successive gunshots at past midnight Thursday but didn’t go out to check for fear of his own safety. He only found about the dead […]