Browsing All posts tagged under »illegal«

Drivers say M’daue rerouting causes congestion

December 22, 2012

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Contrary to official claims, drivers in Mandaue City are saying that the experimental rerouting has worsened traffic congestion especially along M.C. Briones Street. Taxi driver Arnel Duarte, 53, blamed the jam on the concentration of vehicular traffic to roads leading to J Center Mall in A.S. Fortuna Street. “Kani wala pa gani klase kay traffic […]

Hot lumber falls in Lapu

December 19, 2012

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A ten-wheeler truck loaded with assorted lumber was apprehended by Task Force Kalikasan in Lapu-Lapu City last Monday. The truck driver failed to present a certificate of transport permit for the forest products. Authorities turned over the truck and its load to the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in pier 3. The 16,533 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Suspect says fake bills ‘only a hobby’

November 22, 2012

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WITH nothing better to do, 64-year-old print shop owner Richard Uy said he chose to make fake currency notes as a hobby following his retirement from his commercial art business. “Retired naman ko, nya wa koy lingaw. Usahay lagi pugson ta mubuhat, nya nagkinahanglan man pud ta ug kwarta (I’m retired and I don’t have […]

Nat’l Museum to carbon-date items to determine if ivory is illegal

November 21, 2012

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A government team yesterday announced that at least six religious images in the collection of controversial priest Msgr. Cristobal Garcia that were made of ivory. But the joint team of personnel from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) cannot yet determine if the ivory icons were sourced […]

Man caught by father sniffing illegal drugs

November 12, 2012

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Eight persons were arrested after they were allegedly caught sniffing illegal drugs in separate incidents in Cebu. Alein Grant Yuson, 32, and his three friends were caught by his father during a pot session in the living of their house in barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu around 8 a. m. last Saturday. Police also […]

Child rapes, killings terrify parents in Iraq

November 9, 2012

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BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The brutal crimes struck a nerve, even in a country that has seen a horrific amount of bloodshed in the past decade: Young Iraqi girls kidnapped, repeatedly raped and then bludgeoned to death in two separate incidents near the southern city of Basra. Despite a conviction in one case, a handful […]

3 arrested for ‘masiao’

November 9, 2012

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THREE persons, including a 17- year- old boy, allegedly involved in illegal numbers game locally known as masiao were arrested by police in barangay Basak, Lapu- Lapu City. Police said Mervin Parva, 34; Ericson Mandado, 28; and the 17- year- old boy were arrested after masiao tally sheets were found inside a Nissan Maverick car […]

Couple nabbed for drugs

November 9, 2012

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TWO live- in partners and a man were arrested in a drug buy- bust operation in barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City. Edgar Montayre allegedly sold a P300 pack of shabu to an undercover policeman in Wednesday night’s operation in sitio Pinahagbong. Police arrested Montayre and his live- in partner, Maymay Loayon, who held the buy- bust […]