Typhoon Ompong destroys four houses in Lanao del Sur

Iligan City (September 15)–  Four houses were destroyed in Malabang town in Lanao del Sur as typhoon “Ompong” (International name: “Mungkhat”) started to swiftly move in Luzon, Friday night, September 14. Saripada Lucman Pacasum, Lanao del Sur Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer, confirmed the report of the Police Regional Office – Autonomous Region …

Iligan City tightens monitoring on typhoon Ompong

ligan City (September 14)– Mayor Celso Regencia has declared the whole city under ‘alert and monitoring status’ and directed all barangays to conduct preparation measures and install constant monitoring and warning alerts. All Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMCs) and its corresponding Barangay Disaster Operation Centers (BDOCs) in the city were also directed …

Iligan City Mayor temporarily lifts curfew hours

ILIGAN CITY – Mayor Celso Regencia on Monday lifted up temporarily the implementation of curfew hours here. This after three days when Regencia went back to his office from his three-month preventive suspension.   He was previously charged with usurpation of authority for performing his duties while in detention from October 2015 to January 2017. Regencia …

Iligan City Police requests local government, NTC to cut off signal during Diyandi Festival

ILIGAN CITY (August 30)– The Iligan City Police Office is now taking lessons on the blast in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on the evening of August 28 that killed two and wounded 36 others. The town was celebrating its annual fiesta when the bomb went off. Suspected pro Islamist militants were behind the detonation of the …

Former drug prisoner on probation killed in drug buy-bust operation

ILIGAN CITY – A former drug prisoner, who was able to apply for a probation, was killed in a drug buy-bust operation conducted by the Linamon Municipal Police Station, Saturday evening in Barangay Bosque, Linamon, Lanao del Norte. Police identified the target of the operation as Erwin Cadiz, 37, married. Senior Inspector Teodorico Gallego, chief …

Joint operatives arrests high value target in buy-bust operation

ILIGAN CITY (August 16) – Joint operatives of Baroy Municipal Police Station and Lanao del Norte Provincial Intelligence Branch arrested a 33-year old woman in a buy-bust operation inside a lodging house in Poblacion, Baroy, Lanao del Norte. Police identified the suspect as Liezl Comilao, a resident of Kapatagan, Lanao del Norte.  Her two daughters, aged …

PDEA arrests ex-cop, allegedly a cohort of the Parojinogs in Ozamiz

MISAMIS ORIENTAL (August 15) – Joint operatives of the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Region 10, the Provincial Drugs Enforcement Unit (PDEU) in Misamis Oriental, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-10 and Lugait Municipal Police Station, arrested Tuesday morning a retired policeman in Purok Mabini, Poblacion. The operation was implemented by virtue of a …

PDEA arrests son of Lanao del Norte first district Congress Representative

ILIGAN CITY (August 14) – The Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Northern Mindanao has arrested the son of former Lanao del Norte’s 1st District Congress Representative Alipio Badelles in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Palao. Erik Dominique Badelles, also known as Boji, was caught after PDEA’s asset bought a sachet of shabu in …

Police rescues 8 minors, nabs 3 suspects for online sex trafficking

ILIGAN CITY (August 3) – Police rescued eight minors and arrested three suspects involved in an online human trafficking in a simultaneous operation conducted by the Philippine Nation Police Women and Children Protection Center Mindanao Field Unit (WCPC MFU), Iligan City Police Office (ICPO) and the PNP’s Special Weapons and Tactics (PNP SWAT), Thursday morning …

PDEA-Lanao del Norte special enforcement team arrests brother of brgy chair, police Gen

ILIGAN CITY (July 30)– The Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 10 – Lanao del Norte Special Enforcement Team arrested, early evening on July 28, a brother of a barangay chair and of a police general in a drug buy-bust operation in Purok 8, Barangay Saray, Iligan City. PDEA 10 Regional Director Wilkins Villanueva said …