Browsing All posts tagged under »robbery«

Last year’s P1.6 M loss a ‘learning experience’ Ballesteros says

January 5, 2013


Almost a year has passed, but the Cebu City police have yet to solve the theft of about P1.6 million cash taken from the vault of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI). “The police should have looked at all angles,” said SFI executive director Ricky Ballesteros, who said he was frustrated with the unsolved case which […]

Police says thief entered through door, not ceiling

December 16, 2012


Whoever stole the jewelry adorning the image of the Nuestra Señora de Regla or the Virgin of the Rule had a key to the front door, said police. Senior Insp. Christian Torres, chief of the Theft and Robbery Section of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, said evidence so far reinforced the initial theory that the […]

Police monitor rob gang leader

December 13, 2012


POLICE are on alert following the escape of a robbery gang leader from the New Bilibd Prison last Saturday. Ricky Cadavero alias Caban could form a new group and strike again, said Chief Insp. Romeo Santander, chief of the City Intelligence Branch of Cebu City police. Santander said intelligence gathering was intensified since there is […]

New security camera, grills for Birhen sa Regla Shrine

December 6, 2012


The shrine of the Birhen sa Regla or Virgin of the Rule in Lapu-Lapu City remains closed to visitors following the unsolved theft of the icon’s jewelry on Nov. 28. But devotees have resumed their generous offerings. A new gold necklace was recently donated, which the statue now wears, said Fr. Jimmy Duero, parish priest, […]

‘Inside job’ seen in Western Union heist

November 24, 2012


INVESTIGATORS are looking into an “inside job” angle in Thursday’s daring heist pulled off by two armed men in a Western Union payout center in Elizabeth Mall in Cebu City. Chief Inspector Romeo Santander, chief of City Intelligence Branch (CIB), said that the delay in reporting the incident to the mall security and the police […]

Western union lose P200,000 to robbers inside mall

November 23, 2012


A WESTERN Union remittance payout center lost P200,000 to two armed men who barged into their shop in a crowded mall in downtown Cebu City yesterday afternoon. Police said the heist took place at 5 p.m. on the ground floor of the Elizabeth Mall along Leon Kilat Street. The men who were armed with knives […]

Couple loses P250T in highway robbery

November 9, 2012


A COUPLE said they lost at least P250,000 after they were robbed at gunpoint by motorcycle- riding robbers along a road in barangay Balud, San Fernando town, southern Cebu. Erlinda and Fernando Jimena of Oslob town were riding a cargo truck to Cebu City to buy merchandise for their convenience store when they were robbed […]