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Release of Chinese caught with arms cache defended


A Pasay prosecutor who took a lot of flak for ordering the release of a Chinese national caught with a cache of weapons has defended her decision, describing the suspect’s arrest as questionable.

Posted: January 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Stupid, stupid reason


The Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office wasted all the efforts of the police in arresting and filing a case against a Chinese man who was caught with a cache of weapons and grenades on Dec. 26, 2013.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in On Target | Read More »

Chinese, Filipino couple charged for running shabu lab


Police filed, on Thursday night, illegal possession of drugs and firearms charges against a couple and a Chinese who were arrested on Christmas day in a drug raid at a storage facility in Batangas that yielded plastic bags of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) with a street value of P420 million.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Keeping unlicensed guns may land you in jail for 30 years

Erring gun owners and holders of unlicensed firearms, beware. The Philippine National Police (PNP) signed on Monday, the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of a new measure, which imposes stiffer penalties for illegal possession of firearms. PNP Director General Alan Purisima approved the IRR of Republic Act 10591, or the Comprehensive Law on Firearms and [...]

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Charges filed vs 2 men in foiled heist near Naia


Following a chase and a firefight, authorities arrested two armed men who robbed a trading company near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) complex in Parañaque City on Friday afternoon.

Posted: September 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Pasig drug pusher using minors as couriers for just P50 arrested


His modus operandi was simple: Approach minors at random and promise to pay them around P50 each for selling his “merchandise”—illegal drugs.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

UNA man arrested for carrying high-powered firearms without licenses

INQUIRER file photo

Police and Army forces arrested Monday afternoon a Maguindanao mayoral aspirant and campaigner of the United Nationalist Alliance in last May’s national and local elections for possession of assorted high powered firearms, police said.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

High-powered guns seized from shooting suspect’s house


HIGH-POWERED firearms were seized from the house of a man whom police tried to arrest for allegedly shooting another man in barangay Tejero, Cebu City yesterday morning. Harold Dequitos, 24, eluded arrest through the secret door at the back of his house, said Chief Insp. Wildemar Tiu, chief of Waterfront Police Station. Operatives of the [...]

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Businessman faces raps for illegal possession of firearms, smuggling

Department of Justice building.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DoJ) has approved the filing of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition against a businessman.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Negros town mayor faces illegal gun charges


The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) has filed charges against Pulupandan Mayor Magdaleno Peña and four others for illegal possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives, and for harboring a criminal.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

22 men arrested in police checkpoints

At least 22 people were arrested in the last two days for illegal possession of firearms and explosives and vote-buying in Cebu.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mayor’s son tagged Cebu ‘public enemy No. 1’


The son of Talisay City Mayor Socrates Fernandez has been declared public enemy No. 1 after he escaped from the city police detention cell on Wednesday, three days after he was arrested for illegal possession of explosives and firearms.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Caloocan City accounts for most of gun ban violations in Camanava


The Northern Police District (NPD) has made over a hundred arrests and confiscated around 130 firearms, explosives and other weapons since Jan. 13, the start of the five-month election gun ban.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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