A DAY after they went missing, the bodies of two divers were found yesterday by the Philippine Coast Guard inside a sunken vessel off the coast of Barangay Canjulao in Lapu-Lapu City.
Alger Sumaylo and Glenn Pahit were employed by the salvaging company that has been trying to refloat a vessel that capsized in the area in July last year.
MAYOR Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco of Liloan, Cebu condemned the killing of his uncle outside a store in the town proper last Tuesday morning.
“We are deeply shocked and saddened by this brazen act of violence in our peaceful town,” Frasco said in a press statement.
FOR most people, seven brings good luck. But for a maritime student, the number may have been an omen.
Ariel Montebon, 22, of Iloilo City, arrived in Cebu last Jan. 7. A month after, or Feb. 7, and at 7 p.m., he disappeared at a private shipyard in Barangay Tayud, Concolacion Cebu.
A FUN-filled afternoon for a group of grade 4 pupils of Tejero Elementary School ended in tragedy when one of them drowned in the seawater off the South Road Properties Thursday afternoon.
Fifteen-year-old Rey Bernel Nunez suggested to his friends that they skip their afternoon classes and take a dip in the sea.
OPERATIVES from the City Intelligence Branch (CIB) of the Cebu City Police Office, armed with a search warrant, stormed the house of Edgar Lim, an alleged swertres financier, on Friday night.
Lim lived in Limkaking Compound, General Maxilom Ave., Cebu City.
OPERATIVES from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) recovered assorted firearms during an operation early morning yesterday in Danao City.
Newly-installed CIDG7 Eddie Benigay said his men seized four firearms while serving a search warrant issued by local courts against Lolito Mangas, 47, of Sitio Guisok, Barangay Tuburan, Danao City around 6 a.m. yesterday.
AFTER 14 years in hiding, the suspect in the robbery of the Sun.Star Publishing office in Fuente Osmeña was nabbed by operatives of the Theft and Robbery Section (TRS) of Cebu City Police Office Thursday afternoon.
The team, led by SPO2 Marlon Mendoza, arrested Huglay Lim, 42, years old a resident of Mambaling Cebu City by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by Judge Ramon Codilla Jr. of the Regional Trial Court Branch 19.
CENTRAL Command Authorities admitted owning the C4 explosive that was recovered by the chief mate of Star Craft 2 inside the commercial vessel last Nov. 1.
Centcom spokesperson Lt. Col. Christopher Tampus told Sun.Star Cebu, the explosive was used as a training tool during last month’s Explosive Identifications Training attended by Special Forces held in the town of Sogod, Cebu.
A TOUR guide grabbed a policeman’s gun and shot himself inside a police station in Cebu City yesterday morning.
Glenn Tagulada, 34, survived and is stable, although a bullet is stuck in his nape.
ELEMENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA7) arrested a level one drug pusher after selling approximately P400,000 worth of methampethamine hydrochloride or shabu to an undercover agent in a buy-bust operation early morning yesterday.
PDEA Assistant Regional Director Levi Ortiz said approximately 55 grams of shabu were recovered from Gerald Baguio alias “Intsik” during a raid on his house in Sitio Hawud, Barangay Bulacao in Talisay City.