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150 days, 206 dead in Cebu

AT LEAST 206 people have been killed in Cebu from June 1 to October 28, 2018.

The assailants have spared no one. Policemen, criminals, businessmen, village officials, a mayor and civilians have all been victims in the killing spree that has prompted Cebu City Councilor Pastor Alcover Jr. to call Cebu City a "criminal city," although the killings occurred in the other cities and towns of the province as well.

Of the 206 killed, some 121 were attacked by unidentified gunmen, most of them on board motorcycles, while 50 died in the hands of police and anti-narcotics operatives.

Spate of killings in Cebu from June 1 to October 28, 2018

June 1, 2018

North Reclamation Area, Mandaue City

Edwin Andrade, 33, and his unidentified companion were shot dead by Mandaue City police after they attempted to flee a checkpoint on F.E. Zuellig Ave. in the North Reclamation Area. One of them allegedly pointed a gun at the policemen, prompting them to shoot.

June 2, 2018

Barangay Canjulao, Lapu-Lapu City

Ariel Fernandez was killed and his companion, Nestor Tero Jr., was hurt when they were shot by two motorcycle-riding gunmen at dawn.

June 3, 2018

Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City

Lapulito Ochea,32, was stabbed dead after an argument over slippers in Sitio Lemonsito, Sacred Heart, Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City.

June 4, 2018

Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City

Tricycle driver Leadillo Labonso Ugsang, 39, was shot dead by an unidentified assailant past midnight in Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City. He was driving his tricycle toward his home when a gunman lying in wait in the dim part of the sitio attacked him.

June 5, 2018

Barangay Babag, Lapu- Lapu City

Nesa Arosia was stabbed by her jealous husband in Barangay Babag, Lapu- Lapu City.

June 5, 2018

Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City

Jail officer Myron Garcia of the Cebu City Jail shot and killed a man named Jade and wounded Ariel Candumay after catching them sneaking contraband into the facility in Barangay Kalunasan.

June 7, 2018

Cebu Serilino "Serle" Montes

Cris Gerald Gopuco, 44, was shot dead by his older brother Roy Vincent, 47, MRC Mercantile, a store selling acrylic plastic sheets that the brothers managed together on Osmeña Boulevard.

June 7, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City

Maodin Manali Lucman, 45, was walking along G.Y. Dela Cerna Street, in Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City around 2:10 p.m. when assailants on a motorcycle shot him several times. Lucman was the president of the Lapu-Lapu City Muslim Ambulant Vendors Association.

June 9, 2018

Barangay Tisa, Cebu City

Michael "Bading" Margate, 25, was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding gunmen in La Paloma Subdivision in Barangay Tisa, Cebu City.

June 10, 2018

Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City

Senior Insp. Raymond G. Hortezuela, who was assigned in the Negros Oriental Provincial Police Office, was killed in a drug bust in Mandaue City after he reportedly resisted arrest.

June 10, 2018

Barangay Liong, Dumanjug

Personal grudge was seen as a motive in the killing of Nancy Balansag Baya, 34, in her house in Dumanjug, Cebu. Her brother-in-law Arnel Deniega Baya, 40, was shot dead too when he awoke after hearing the gunshots.

June 10, 2018

Barangay Manipis, Talisay City

Rubidel Gabiana and Jeffrey Himaya were killed in a shootout with police in Campo 6, Barangay Manipis, Talisay City where they operated their drug den like a drive-thru fast food chain.

June 12, 2018

Barangay Buhisan, Cebu City

Pablito "Molmol" Castro, 53, was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants past midnight on June 12, in Anahaw, Upper Nazareth, Barangay Buhisan, Cebu City, as he played cards with his friends.

June 13, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Alegria

Minutes after leaving a fitness gym in Sitio Malbog, Barangay Poblacion, Alegria, Cebu. Police Officer 3 Jonathan Tilos, 36, was shot dead by a gunman wielding an automatic rifle. Tilos was allegedly in cahoots with self-confessed drug lord Franz Sabalones.

June 14, 2018

Barangay Esperanza,San Francisco

Former Esperanza barangay councilor Marcelo Roslinda, 59, and his bodyguard Marlon Jayuma, 36, were shot dead by two motorcycle-riding men in San Francisco, Camotes.

June 14, 2018

Barangay Campo, San Francisco

Enny Jay Tampus Andrade, 27, was walking when he was shot by motorcycle-riding men in Barangay Campo,San Francisco.

June 15, 2018

Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City

Joseph Bauzon, 42, was shot dead by a motorcycle-riding gunman on Osmeña Blvd. in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City.

June 17, 2018

Barangay Tangke, Talisay City

Trisikad driver Eric Cabuenas Canoy, 36, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Barangay Tangke, Talisay City.

June 19, 2018

Barangay Daanlungsod, Toledo City

A gunman shot dead Police Officer 2 Melchizedek Batomalaque, 37, in Toledo City, as the policeman left his house in Barangay Daanlungsod on a motorcycle. In 2016, Batomalaque had been transferred to southern Mindanao for his alleged involvement in the illegal drug trade.

June 19, 2018

Mandaue City Jail

Mandaue City Jail detainee Steve Go, 40, an alleged drug lord, was shot four times in the head by fellow detainee Cresenciano Heyrana, 41, in the middle of a betting game.

June 22, 2018

Barangay Calamba, Cebu City 25

Calamba village councilor Hildibrando Ygonia was shot by an unidentified gunman in Sitio Mahayahay meters from his house. He had received a threat from an armed person in April.

June 24, 2018

Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City

Retired police officer Ranilo Valiente, 47, was shot dead by riding-in-tandem assassins in Purok 6 Mahogany, Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City.

June 25, 2018

Barangay Suba, Danao City

Reynaldo Francis Torralba Alvaro, 39, was standing outside his house on Duterte St., Barangay Suba when five assailants shot him. Police linked him to drug lord Alvaro "Barok" Alvaro.

June 26, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Cordova

Businessman Gary Ong Go, 57, was shot multiple times by three unidentified men in Sitio Agad-Agad, Barangay Poblacion. In June 2015, Go and a companion had been arrested in a drug bust in Quezon City with 45 kilos of shabu worth P225 million.

June 30, 2018

Barangay Langtad, Argao.

Auto mechanic Jesus Lebosana was shot dead by Carlito Delantes while dancing in a victory party organized by a newly elected village chief in Barangay Langtad, Argao.

July 2, 2018

Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City

Lawyer Salvador Solima and his wife, Verose, were shot in their home in Singson Village, Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City. Ricarte "Blue Fox" Del Corro, 32, was tagged as the gunman.

July 5, 2018

Barangay Lorega, Cebu City

Russ Cañares Aquino, 47, was delivering butane in the Barangay Lorega market when two men appeared and shot him. Police are looking at a personal grudge as motive in the killing.

July 7, 2018

Barangay Busay, Moalboal

George Gador, 46, was stabbed dead by his neighbor in Sitio Tagaytay, Barangay Busay, Moalboal town.

July 10, 2018

Barangay Ermita, Cebu City

Skyler Abatayo, 4, was studying in his room when he was hit by a stray bullet during a police operation against four drug personalities in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu City.

July 10, 2018

Cebu City

Jeffrey Mendoza Cañedo was shot dead by police inside the Archbishop's Palace compound in Cebu City after he entered the compound armed, looking for Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma.

July 10, 2018

Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City

Roel Mabano, 41, councilor of Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City, was shot dead outside the barangay hall shortly after a session. The gunman fled using a getaway motorcycle another person was driving.

July 10, 2018

Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City

Two security guards died after a firefight at a convenience store in a gasoline station at 11:30 p.m. on S. Osmeña Street, in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City. Anjen Lagmay, 21, and Junifer Teniano, 24, had a grudge against each other.

July 11, 2018

Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City

Glen Mark Manal, a former barangay councilor who ran for barangay captain of Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City, was shot by a motorcycle-riding assailant as he headed home from a wake.

July 12, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Tabuelan, Cebu

PO1 Avita Agudo Sarzuelo, 46, succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds after she was attacked by four gunmen riding on two motorcycles while she was driving her car past 5 a.m. of July 12.

July 14, 2018

Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City

Ronie Mayol, 44, was shot during a buy-bust by elements of the Police Station 5 in Sitio Saac, Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City.

July 15, 2018

Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City

Trisikad driver Ricky Ocon, 26, who boasted of being a police asset, was gunned down in Sityo Pool, Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City, by an unseen gunman.

July 17, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Danao City

Jerandy Montes Mediquillo, an alleged hitman of a detained drug lord, was killed in a shootout inside the Danao City Police Station past midnight after he posed as a member of the military looking for three intelligence officers.

July 17, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City

Traffic enforcer Edmund Boter, 56, was working on G.Y. dela Serna St. in Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City when two unidentified men shot him dead.

July 18, 2018

Barangays Lagtang and Tanke, Talisay City

Barangay Tabok, Mandaue City

Carmen

Six suspected drug pushers were killed in a shootout with the police in the simultaneous anti-criminality operations of the Police Regional Office 7 in Cebu dubbed "One-time, Big-time." Killed were Rene Fernandez in Barangay Tanke, and motorcycle driver Rodel Econas, 25, and Zebor Cancianco in Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City; Karlo Niño Macachor (Barangay Tabok) and Ranchie Rosal Castañeda in Mandaue City; and Joseph Taoy in Carmen.

July 18, 2018

Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City

Ralph Quijano, a water vendor, was shot dead by riding-in-tandem assailants in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar. He succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds in the body.

July 20, 2018

Cebu South Coastal Road, Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City

Newly elected Lagtang Barangay Councilor Art Stephen Bas, 23, was ambushed by three men on two motorcycles. Bas is the grandson of Talisay City Councilor Arturo Bas and the son of former Lagtang barangay captain Ferdinand Bas.

July 20, 2018

Barangay Linao, Talisay City

Talisay City Jail inmates Yayam Gaviola, 40; Jovencio Rabadon, 36; and Marwin Abelgas, 27, the last of whom had alleged links to slain drug lord Jeffrey "Jaguar" Diaz, were ambushed in their jail van by unidentified assailants in Barangay Linao, Talisay City on their way to a court hearing.

July 20, 2018

Barangay Tejero, Cebu City

Gerwin Vasquez Wilhoit, 37, was killed in a buy-bust after he allegedly engaged anti-drug operatives from the Parian police in a shootout in Sitio Sampaguita, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City.

July 21, 2018

G. Ouano St., Barangay Opao, Mandaue City

In front of his friends, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the heart by unidentified assailants on G. Ouano St., Barangay Opao, Mandaue City.

July 21, 2018

Gabriel Elorde St., Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City

Jeffcloyd Cui, 36, was on his way home from a birthday party when two unidentified men shot him on Gabriel Elorde St., Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City.

July 21, 2018

Barangay Opao, Mandaue City

Syle Cantillep, 17, was killed when the back rider of a motorcycle sprayed him with bullets on G. Ouano St., Barangay Opao.

July 22, 2018

Barangay Liki, Balamban, Cebu

Allan Alferez Aroba, 36, a resident of Toledo City, Cebu, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barangay Liki, Balamban, Cebu.

July 22, 2018

Lapu-Lapu City

Two "persons of interest" in the death of Mandaue traffic enforcer Edmond Boter-Angni Osman and Jamel Babanggol, with Osman's son Nasim-were killed by unidentified gunmen in an internet cafe.

July 23, 2018

Barangay Casili, Mandaue City

Harry Uy Lloren, 43, a resident of Barangay Basak Pardo, Cebu City, was found dead with gunshot wounds in Barangay Casili, Mandaue City.

July 23, 2018

Barangay Ibabao, Mandaue City

Gunshot wounds holed out the cheek of an unidentified male victim in Barangay Ibabao, Mandaue City.

July 24, 2018

Barangay San Roque, Liloan, Cebu

Jamie Mata, 16, and her boyfriend Stephen del Corro, 27, were found dead with gunshot wounds in the head in the mountain village of Barangay San Roque, Liloan, Cebu.

July 24, 2018

Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City

Rodel Sanchez Halos, 33, was killed in in Sitio Mananga 2, after he allegedly engaged policemen serving two arrest warrants in a shootout. Halos was facing murder and frustrated murder charges.

July 25, 2018

Barangay Don Gregorio Antigua, Borbon

Ernesto Briones Pogado, 30, a motorcycle-for-hire driver, was shot in Barangay Don Gregorio Antigua, Borbon town. The gunman and his lookout were on separate motorbikes.

July 27, 2018

Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City

PDEA assistant operations officer Baby Earl Rallos, a former radio anchorman, was shot by two unidentified men in his car, then shot again to finish him off as he got out to flee.

July 30, 2018

Barangay Tejero, Cebu City

Police Officer 3 Eugene Alcain Calumba of Parian Police Station was shot dead by the bodyguard-driver of Barangay Tejero councilor Jessielou Cadungog. Calumba was identified as the gunman who tried to kill Cadungog in an ambush that day.

July 31, 2018

CICC, Mandaue City

Pascual Villarba Jr., 34, who had just been released from prison for carnapping, was shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen while loitering at the guardhouse of the Cebu International Convention Center.

August 2, 2018

Barangay Gaas, Balamban, Cebu

Two unidentified men were found dead in Barangay Gaas, Balamban, Cebu. The victims bore gunshot wounds in the head.

August 2, 2018

Barangay Lahug, Cebu City

Wilfredo Saraña, 47, a resident of Mabinay, Negros Oriental, was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman in a vacant lot near the barangay hall in Lahug, Cebu City.

August 2, 2018

CICC, Mandaue City

Ex-convicts Ropil Noval Norvaso and Ricky Andujar were killed by unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen at the Cebu International Convention Center compound in Mandaue City.

August 4, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Pinamungajan

Serilino "Serle" Montes was shot dead after he attempted to shoot the police in Lower Campo, Barangay Poblacion in Pinamungajan last Saturday.

August 5, 2018

Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City

Jessie Montibon, vice president of a homeowners association in Barangay Paknaan, and his live-in partner Maribel Tecling were shot dead by unidentified men in Zone Ahos in Paknaan.

August 5, 2018

Barangay Candabong, Alcantara

Neighbors heard a single gunshot. Hours later, they found motorcycle-for-hire driver Jissie Boy Lamosao, 26, dead with a gunshot wound in the head in Barangay Candabong, Alcantara.

August 7, 2018

Barangay Opao, Mandaue City

Jaypee Carayo, alias Jeffrox. 30, was shot dead by gunmen in Purok Orchids, Barangay Opao at the Internet café he managed. Police said he conducted illegal drug transactions in the shop.

August 8, 2018

Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City

Von Rian Tecson, 41, an agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, was in the passenger seat of his Ford Ranger when four assailants on two motorcycles shot him in Sitio Katugasan, Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City.

August 8, 2018

Lapu-Lapu City

Activist Butch Rosales, who was involved in a group that is against extra-judicial killings, was killed while he was riding a jeep in Lapu-Lapu City.

August 8, 2018

Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City

Soft drink distributor Ferdinand Kintanar was killed in the terrace of his house in Sitio Saac, Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City. The assailants left on board a motorcycle.

August 11, 2018

Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City

After he left a disco, Grade 8 student Arjay Aranguez Niere, 14, was shot dead on Tac-an Road, Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City by Jeffrey Mercader Borinaga, 28.

August 11, 2018

Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City

A piggery worker named Loloy was stabbed dead by his fellow employee in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City, who had simply retaliated after Loloy stabbed him first.

August 12, 2018

Barangay Veto, Minglanilla

Junrel Sabal, 34, was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Barangay Veto, Minglanilla. Police linked the victim to a slain drug lord.

August 14, 2018

Barangay Mandilikit, Argao

Dennis Pia Artiaga, 30, wanted for a frustrated murder case pending before a court in Argao, was slain in a shootout with police trying to implement an arrest warrant in Barangay Mandilikit, Argao, Cebu.

August 14, 2018

Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City

Taxi dispatcher Rolando Ruiz Geraldez, 55, was hacked to death by Robert Benarao, 24, in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City after an argument.

August 15, 2018

Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City

Socrates "Isok" Dacay was killed in a shootout with anti-narcotics personnel of the Cebu Provincial Police Office in Sitio Kimba, Barangay Cansojong after he allegedly resisted arrest during a drug bust.

August 15, 2018

Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City

Alvin Abella was shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants in Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City. Police said they recovered what appeared to be shabu from him.

August 16, 2018

Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City

Newly retired SPO 2 Willy Amores was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. The culprits took his clutch bag containing cash and a gun.

August 17, 2018

Barangay Labangon, Cebu City

Barangay traffic enforcer Guiseppe Lucas Caballero, who worked as a motorcycle-for-hire driver on the side, was shot dead by his passenger in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City for unknown reasons.

August 17, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Cordova

Analyn Menguito, 37, was about to close her dry goods store when a lone assailant shot her and barbershop owner Gilbert Bayot in the Cordova Public Market in Barangay Poblacion.

August 18, 2018

Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City

Jeepney driver Andy Booc, 45, and carpenter Rosendo Fulgencio, 46, stabbed each other dead while drunk Sitio Ibapo, Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City.

August 23, 2018

Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City

Barangay Tangke, Talisay City

Barangay Poblacion East, Moalboal

Three suspected drug personalities were killed after they allegedly attempted to shoot at operatives during the province-wide simultaneous anti-criminality operations in Cebu dubbed One-time, Big-time (OTBT). Killed were Eugene Fermin of Barangay Umapad in Mandaue City, Parolito Obrero in Barangay Tangke, Talisay City, and Phil John Ediza in Barangay Poblacion East, Moalboal.

August 23, 2018

Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City

Security guard Wendell Llou Paciencia, 38, was already in civilian clothes as he was about to go home when motorcycle-riding assailants shot him in the guardhouse in Singson Village, Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City, Cebu.

August, 24, 2018

Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City

While driving her vehicle, Junko Hamada, 71, president of furniture company Beams Philippines Export Corp., was ambushed by two motorcycle-riding assailants along N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City. The gunman said he was promised payment by his girlfriend for killing Hamada.

August 24, 2018

Barangay Cogon, Cordova

Alleged drug personality Jimboy Racal was shot twice in the chest by two unknown gunmen inside his home in Purok Talong, Barangay Cogon, Cordova Cebu.

August, 25, 2018

Barangay Tejero, Cebu City

Rodilo Fornoles, 40, was found shot dead by an unknown gunman, after a chase, in Sitio Looban, Villagonzalo 2, Barangay Tejero, Cebu City.

August 25, 2018

Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City

After playing basketball, an unidentified man was shot dead past 6 p.m. as he walked in the interior portion of Sitio St. Michael.

August 25, 2018

Barangay Sangi, Toledo City

Ex-convict George Guarin Ariate Jr., 32, was shot dead by a lone gunman in Barangay Sangi, Toledo City.

August 26, 2018

Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City

Korean national Young Ho Lee, 20, was shot dead in a motel in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City. Jessie "Kano" Casado admitted to the killing, citing his wife's affair with the victim.

August 26, 2018

Barangay Sangat, San Fernando

Bryan Cui, 21, was shot dead while dancing with a female friend at a disco in Sitio Santa Filomena in Barangay Sangat, San Fernando.

August 26, 2018

Barangay Looc, Mandaue City

Gary Calderon, 52, was shot dead by unidentified men inside his house in Sitio Centro, Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. He had been arrested in 2006 for selling shabu but was acquitted in 2017.

August 26, 2018

Barangay Candulawan, Talisay City

Nonito Pantonial was killed in an alleged shootout with a police officer in Barangay Candulawan, Talisay City who was trying to break up a fight during a fiesta.

August 27, 2018

Barangay Apas, Cebu City

An unidentified man was shot dead by an unknown gunman in Veteran's Drive, Barangay Apas at 1:45 a.m. A barangay tanod conducting a roving patrol in the area heard two gunshots.

August 27, 2018

Barangay Owak, Asturias

Genebeve Entonado, 15, last seen at a disco on Aug. 24, was found dead in Sitio Anapog, Barangay Owak, Asturias, Cebu, on Aug. 27.

August 28, 2018

Barangay Sibago, Pinamungajan

Amelita Manayon, 42, was robbed and stabbed to death by three unidentified men inside her house in Barangay Sibago, Pinamungajan.

August 29, 2018

Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City

Manuel Alidon fell off his trisikad after he was shot by a motorcycle-riding gunman in Sitio Soong 1, Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City. Police said they found shabu on him.

August 30, 2018

Barangay Tayud, Liloan

Mario Angana Mendoza, 44, was riding on his bicycle when motorcycle-riding assailants shot him multiple times in Sitio Kapulay, Barangay Tayud, Liloan.

August 30, 2018

Lapu-Lapu City

Motorcycle-riding assassins shot Paquito Oyao, 60, along New Sangi Road in Lapu-Lapu City. Oyao was in a vehicle that had just left a court in Lapu-Lapu City where he attended a trial on his drug case.

September 2, 2018

Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City

Vendor Demetrio Llanera Jr., 67, who vexed guest relations officers at a bikini bar, was shot dead by a motorcycle-riding assailant who followed him as he walked home in Barangay Gun-ob, Lapu-Lapu City.

September 3, 2018

Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City

Susanito Ellana was shot dead by a policeman trying to stop him from throwing stones at passing cars on Escario St. in Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City, after Ellana also stoned the policeman.

September 3, 2018

Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City

Motorcycle-riding assailants ordered his live-in partner to move away from Froilan Mabaga, 36, a suspected drug personality, before they shot him in Zone Sibuyas, Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City.

September 5, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Ronda

Ronda Mayor Mariano "Nonie" Blanco III, 59, was shot dead in his office by four unidentified assailants, nearly seven months after the still unsolved ambush-slay of his nephew Ronda vice mayor Jonnah John Ungab. In 2016, Blanco was included in President Duterte's narco-list.

September 6, 2018

Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City

Bonifacio Candia, 28, was killed by his fellow construction worker Domingo Gabica in Villa Bulsita, Barangay Bulacao, Cebu City. Gabica's brother and the construction site's foreman Romeo Gabica then allegedly dropped Candia from the rooftop of the four-storey building they were working on.

September 8, 2018

Barangay Apas, Cebu City

Motorcycle-for-hire driver Jonel Langomes Cantel, 27, was shot dead by two unidentified assailants in Sitio Gruto, Barangay Apas, Cebu City.

September 10, 2018

Barangay Apas, Cebu City

Three motorcycle-riding men gunned down tourist bus driver Eliseo Devillieres, 34, in front of his family on 6th St., Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Devillieres had received a death threat from his previous bus company.

September 10, 2018

Barangay Tabla, Liloan

Jeepney driver Ricardo Urot Armenton was shot by an unidentified gunman outside his house out of his past 9 p.m. in Barangay Tabla, Liloan for still unknown reasons.

September 11, 2018

Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City

Paolo Pinote was walking when he was attacked by riding-in-tandem assailants in Sitio Ibabao, Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City.

September 12, 2018

Sitio Oppra in Barangay Kalunasan

Provincial jail guards Bernie Bayotas and Joel Teves were killed with inmate Jerryfer Perigrino as they drove to court for the filing of charges against Perigrino for illegal drug possession. Four men on two motorcycles waylaid them in Sitio Oppra in Barangay Kalunasan.

September 12, 2018

Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City

As he alighted from his pickup truck, paint shop owner Johnson Chiaoco, 56, was shot in the head by a gunman in front of his establishment on Hernan Cortes St., Mandaue City. Police later picked up suspect Rolando Ramos, 37, after a lone witness pointed to him as the gunman.

September 12, 2018

Barangay Tanke, Talisay City

Billy Baguio was killed after allegedly attempting to fight off police officers trying to collar him in a drug bust in Barangay Tanke, Talisay City.

September 14, 2018

Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City

Louie Flores, 28, of Bato, Barangay Ermita, was shot dead by an unidentified assailant past 4 a.m. on Sept. 14, in Alaska, Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City. Hours earlier, he had left his drinking buddies to meet someone.

September 14, 2018

Barangay Tanke, Talisay City

Christopher Badajos, 20, was shot dead as he rode a trisikad in Sitio San Rafael, Barangay Tanke, Talisay City.

September 15, 2018

Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City

Aeronautical student Kristian Saldavia, 19, was eating noodles in a store when a stranger in the village approached and shot him in Sito Cagudoy, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City past 7 p.m..

September 15, 2018

Barangay Esperanza, Aloguinsan

Socrates Alferez Lorensana, 39, was walking home at 7:20 p.m. when a gunman shot him several times in Sitio Bernisan, Barangay Esperanza, Aloguinsan, Cebu.

September 15, 2018

Barangay Tuyan, Naga City

When the passenger multicab he was in stopped to pick up a passenger, Jonbert Dacay, 20, was shot dead by two men on a motorcycle who drove near the vehicle in Barangay Tuyan, Naga City.

September 16, 2018

Barangay Centro, Mandaue City

In Sitio Tribunal, Barangay Centro, Mandaue City, Jay John Patucan, 35, was stabbed to death by Oliver Lumapas, 27. Prior to the incident, the two were drinking separately with friends.

September 16, 2018

Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City

Mark Lester Castillo, 40, of Purok 3, Baybay San Roque, Ozamis City, and Renan Mabida, 35, were killed by two assailants in Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City. They were linked to a Parojinog family member named in President Duterte's narco-list.

September 18, 2018

Barangay Talaytay, Argao

Ex-convict and drug surrenderer Marloe Limbaga was killed in a shootout with police during a drug bust.

September 18, 2018

Lapu-Lapu City

A motorcycle back rider shot dead Eustaquio Gilig, 39, in a tricycle in Sitio Angasil, after he left the Lapu-Lapu City Hall of Justice where he attended a hearing on a case on "physical injury."

September 25, 2018

Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City

Seven suspected drug personalities and gun-for-hire group members were killed in an alleged shootout with the police in Sitio St. Michael, Barangay Pajac. Killed were Abundio de la Torre Jr., Allan de la Torre, Mohaimen Conda Mauyag, a certain Jovan, Shainoden Dimasimpan, a certain Mantak and Manuel Pepito. This was the highest number of fatalities in a single police operation.

September 25, 2018

Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City

Edwin Monson, 46, was driving his trisikad when he was shot by a man riding pillion on a motorcycle. Police said Monson was in the drug watchlist of the Opao Police Station.

September 25, 2018

Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City

Tricycle driver Ernie Amistad Jr., 39, was resting in his tricycle when he was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men while he waited for passengers.

September 25, 2018

Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City

Security guard Laurencio Revijane, 26, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman as he drove home on his motorcycle in Sitio San Roque, Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu City

September 25, 2018

Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City

Motorcycle-riding men shot dead tricycle driver Alem Samad and injured his passenger in Sitio Datag, Barangay Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City.

September 28, 2018

Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City

Gina Cabo, 48, was shot dead by her husband, Adrin Cabo Sr., 48, who committed suicide afterward in Sitio Iza, Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City.

September 30, 2018

Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City

P03 Alcistes Roxas, 41, was stabbed dead by Domingo Lumonsod Jr., 44, and his son, Angelito Malinao, 22, after Roxas reportedly warned Malinao to stop his illegal drug use and punched Lumonsod.

October 1, 2018

Barangay San Roque, Talisay City

Eduardo "Lantoy" Piloto and Errol Labajo Fernandez, 22, were shot dead in a shootout with anti-narcotics operatives conducting a drug bust in Sitio Sawsawan, Barangay San Roque, Talisay City

October 1, 2018

Barangay Suba, Cebu City

Randek Lojera Manguilimotan, 27, was shot dead by his drunk friend over a joke the friend didn't like in Block 3, Barangay Suba, Cebu City.

October 2, 2018

Barangay Madridejos, Alegria

Juanita Lobrino Enclonar, 52, a councilor of Barangay Guadalupe, Alegria, was buying fish at the public market in Sitio Sangi, Barangay Madridejos, Alegria when a man wearing a helmet approached and shot her.

October 3, 2018

Barangay Ward 4, Minglanilla

Evangeline Briones, 31, who faced illegal drug possession and murder charges, was shot dead by unknown assailants while walking on Tres de Masyo St. in Barangay Ward 4, Minglanilla.

October 3, 2018

Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City

Crisolito "Sonny" Unito, believed to be a member of the Ozamis City crime syndicate "Dragon," was killed after he allegedly tried shooting at policemen trying to serve three warrants of arrest against him at Deca Homes 4 Subdivision, Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City.

October 3, 2018

Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City

Call center agent Loraine Temple, 37, was shot dead by two robbers who grabbed her bag as she walked alone at dawn along Pope John Paul Avenue in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City.

October 4, 2018

Barangay Malubog, Cebu City

Five men were killed in Barangay Malubog by unidentified gunmen past 3 a.m. Found dead were Christopher Tangag, 23, Rolando Tayor, 29, a resident of Barangay Labangon; Leyster Abella, 26, of Barangay Calamba; Diover Van Sarijorjo, 22, of Barangay Duljo-Fatima; and Carl Cabahug, 20, of Barangay Lorega-all in Cebu City.

October 4, 2018

Cebu City and Talisay City

In the simultaneous anti-criminality raids conducted by the Police Regional Office 7, nine suspected drug personalities were killed in Cebu. For reportedly firing at police, killed were Duane Bonga, Jate Bonga, Cresencio Rafaran, Sherwin Dabasol, Welven Vinculado and Jerome Burdeos Sunsona in Talisay City and Joselito Salinas, Rabbie Lopez and Herculano Dakay in Cebu City.

October 6, 2018

Barangay Lamac, Consolacion

Businessman Ruffy Bacalso was shot to death in Barangay Lamac, Consolacion by men on a motorcycle. Days earlier, the victim had received death threats from an employee he had terminated for theft.

October 8, 2018

Barangay Simala, Sibonga

Former Lagtang, Talisay City barangay captain Mark Ferdinand "Dindin" Bas was shot and killed by two unidentified men who barged into his rented apartment in Sitio Dumlog, Barangay Simala, Sibonga. He had been in hiding since he got out of jail following his arrest in April 2017 for keeping a gun, grenade and ammunition inside his house. He was the father of Lagtang Councilor Art Stephen Bas, 23, killed in July by unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants.

October 8, 2018

Barangay Cubacub, Mandaue City

Cubacub barangay tanod Paulino Vega, 59, was shot outside his house in Purok 6 in Cubacub, Mandaue City by an unidentified gunman. Police said he had links to a crime syndicate.

October 8, 2018

Barangay Luz, Cebu City

Jason Faustor 31, was shot in the head by a motorcycle-riding gunman at the Cebu Business Park in Barangay Luz, Cebu City past 8 p.m. as he headed for his home in Liloan on his motorcycle.

October 8, 2018

Lapu-Lapu City

Allan Perez, 38, a former barangay tanod in Lapu-Lapu City, was shot dead at dawn in his house in Sitio Kaimitohan as he slept. Police are looking at a love triangle as the motive for his killing.

October 9, 2018

Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City

Roger Labajo, 47, a motorcycle-for-hire driver and watchman, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City.

October 9, 2018

Barangay Aliwanay, Balamban

Trisikad driver Jonaly Claros, 38, was shot dead by his passenger in Sitio Cagay, Barangay Aliwanay, Balamban.

October 10, 2018

Barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue City

Edgar Bihag, 58, a councilor of Barangay Cubacub in Mandaue City, was killed when a gunman shot at the garbage truck Bihag was on as it passed P. Burgos St. in Barangay Alang-Alang, Mandaue City.

October 10, 2018

Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City

Motorcycle-for-hire driver Danilo Luzano Cantila, 53, a drug surrenderer, was shot by unidentified men wearing bonnets as he passed by Purok Ampalaya, in Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City at 6:10 a.m.

October 12, 2018

Barangay Pooc, Talisay City

PO3 Micahel Santino Cortes, 45, Dennis Patiluna and Jose Soroño, 45, died when two men on a motorcycle sprayed their vehicle with bullets in Barangay Pooc, Talisay City. Scavenger Cresenciana Rangos, 50, was killed in the crossfire.

October 16, 2018

Barangay Guizo, Mandaue City

Wendel Tampos, 38, was shot dead by a back rider on a motorcycle on A.C. Cortes St., Barangay Guizo. A drug surrenderer, Tampos was jailed in 2015 for selling illegal drugs.

October 17, 2018

Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City

Norberto Larigo, Ryan Mana-ay and Clifford Garcia Rabago were killed in a drug bust in Sitio Mananga 2, Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City. Police said the three supplied illegal drugs to neighboring towns.

October 18, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Cordova

Trisikad driver Lyndo Bering, 23, a member of the True Brown Style gang, was gunned down at Crossroads, Barangay Poblacion by men on a motorcycle believed to be members of the rival MC Ganja gang.

October 19, 2018

Barangay Balud, Dalaguete

Police responding to a tip on armed persons on a motorcycle shot dead Rafael Ereño Belia and Victoriano “Berting” Obiedo after they allegedly refused to stop at a checkpoint and engaged the police in a shootout instead in Sitio Cambanog, Barangay Balud, Dalaguete. Police said they were members of a gun-for-hire group.

October 19, 2018

Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City

Former police recruit Rodric Garro, 43, was killed in a drug bust in Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City by operatives of the Opao Police Station after he allegedly pulled a gun on the poseur buyer.

October 22, 2018

Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City

James Edward Sillar Jugo, 21, was shot dead by a lone gunman in his house in Sitio Continental, Barangay Duljo Fatima, Cebu City.

October 22, 2018

Barangay Alang-alang, Mandaue City

Danilo Flores Olivar was shot dead by a back rider on a motorcycle in Barangay Alang-alang, Mandaue City. Police said Flores had previously been arrested for his involvement in illegal drugs.

October 23, 2018

Barangay Suba, Cebu City

Joseph Santillan Almodiel, 43, was sitting on his motorcycle on Belgium St., Barangay Suba, Cebu City when a man walked up to him and shot him.

October 24, 2018

Barangay Poblacion, Carcar City

Ronel Santillana, was stabbed dead in Sitio Lower Bhokyol, Barangay Poblacion by Agustin Lauon after a conflict and boasting by the victim that he had already killed someone in the past.

October 25, 2018

Barangay Camp 8, Toledo City

The bullet-riddled bodies of Juniel Abatayo, 29, and Abelardo Salomag, 44, were found shortly after their release from detention after the owner of the motorcycle they were arrested for stealing failed to file a complaint. Abatayo’s brother accused the police of committing the murders.

October 26, 2018

Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City

Released from the Mandaue City Jail earlier in the month after posting bail for drug peddling, Victor Toring Balaba was shot while driving his motorcycle on C.D. Seno St. by motorcycle-riding assailants.

October 27, 2018

Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City

Motorcycle-for-hire driver Gualberto “Kokoy” Gabutan Jr., 25, was shot by his neighbor Glenn Lahay Lanurias while Gabutan waited for passengers in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City.

October 27, 2018

Barangay General Climaco, Toledo City

Meliton Catubis Dayday, 63, was shot dead by unidentified assailants as he cultivated his farm. Police said a family feud over and in Sitio Antawi, General Climaco could have been the motive.

October 28, 2018

Barangay Cuanos, Minglanilla

While on duty, chief tanod Lope Medellada,48, was shot dead by an unknown assailant in front of his fellow watchmen. The victim had been active in the campaign against illegal drugs.

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RESEARCH: Laureen Mondoñedo-Ynot and Cherry Ann T. Lim | SOURCE: SunStar Archives


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