No guns during SONA — police

The more than 6,000 policemen securing the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte on July 23 would be banned from carrying firearms, a police official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 12th, 2018

Cagayan Valley police gets guns, ammo

The Cagayan Valley police received the first batch of new high-powered firearms and ammunition on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Faeldon named BuCor chief

President Rodrigo Duterte formally appointed Nicanor Faeldon as the Director-General of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).The President signed on 19 November his appointment paper which was released to media today. Faeldon will take over the BuCor post vacated by former Philippine National Police chief Ronaldo “Bato” dela Rosa as the latter guns for a Senate seat. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 21st, 2018

Go after guns-for-hire, senators urge police

Go after guns-for-hire, senators urge police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Guns, ammo seized from retired cop

Operatives from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) have seized four guns, a hand grenade, and bullets for various guns from a retired police officer in Caloocan City. Reports from the NCRPO stated that PO3 German Riogelon, also known through the aliases "Jun Muslim" and "Boy Muslim," was arrested early Monday morning by elements of the Regional Special Operations Unit (RSOU) implementing a search warrant issued by the Regional Trial Court Branch 130 in Caloocan City. Police recovered a modified 5.56 mm caliber Colt AR-15 M16 rifle with a loaded magazine, an Armscor .45 caliber pistol with a magazine, another Armscor .45 caliber pistol with an extended magazine, and a...Keep on reading: Guns, ammo seized from retired cop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Cops arrest man carrying a gun near Marikina cemetery

  MANILA, Philippines – Marikina police apprehended a man carrying a gun near the gate of the Loyola Memorial Park on All Saints' Day, Thursday, November 1.  Guns and other firearms are among the items banned in cemeteries during Undas. Police invited Patrick Robert Paz for questioning after they noticed he had ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Son’s killing of his own mother shocks North Cotabato village

PIGCAWAYAN, North Cotabato -- It came at a time when Filipinos were preparing to remember departed loved ones, two before Halloween parties preceding 'Undas.' A 36-year-old man killed his mother while his father was away working at the farm. Joy Rey Biongan told police he thought his mother was a hog that he would have to slaughter and cook. Chief Insp. Realan Mamon, chief of the Pigcawayan Municipal Police Station, identified the mother as 61-year-old Rosavilla Biongan, a resident of Sitio Barte, Barangay Kapayuran in Pigcawayan. "It was creepy. It was hair-raising news," Supt. Bernard Tayong, spokesperson of the North Cotabato Police Provincial Office. Tayong said the su...Keep on reading: Son’s killing of his own mother shocks North Cotabato village.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

PNP to expedite processing of permits to carry guns for judges

        A memorandum of agreement (MOA) has been signed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) with the Office of the Court Administrator to expedite the processing of applications for permits to carry firearms outside of residence (PTCFORs) filed by judges.     According to Director General Oscar Albayalde, PNP chief,the MOA was signed during the national summit of judges held in Tagaytay City from Wednesday to Friday.     "'Yan po kasi ay expired noon at ni-renew lang natin at nagdagdag lang tayo ng konting provision kung saan mapapabilis ang pagkuha ng [License to Own and Possess Firea...Keep on reading: PNP to expedite processing of permits to carry guns for judges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Cops, military going after election guns

As the campaign season nears, the police and military are poised for tougher and more coordinated operations against gun-for-hire groups and owners of loose firearms who could end up as private armed groups or security escorts of candidates and politicians – and potential perpetrators of poll-related violence......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Three men caught with high-powered guns in Isabela

  QUEZON, Isabela -- Three men were caught with high-powered guns, ammunition and a hand grenade during police operations conducted in Barangays (villages) Callangigan and Estrada here on Friday, according to a police report.   Joel Abenoja, a 40-year-old farmer residing in Callanguigan; and Kalinga residents Arcenio Antonio and Bacuyag Cawas, who have a house in Estrada, were served with search warrants by police raiding teams.   A fragmentation grenade was discovered in Abenoja's residence, while an M16 rifle, an M14 rifle and two shotguns were seized from the homes of Antonio and Cawas.  ...Keep on reading: Three men caught with high-powered guns in Isabela.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Albayalde: PNP to probe police officers linked to owner of raided Rizal farm

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) will investigate allegations that some police officers were being paid by the owner of a raided farm in Rizal where high-powered guns were found, in exchange for protection, PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Thursday.   "Pinapa-imbestigahan na po natin 'yan, although initially hindi daw po alam ng PD (provincial director) 'yan," Albayalde said in a radio interview with DZMM.   He added that he has already talked to Police Regional Office 4-A (PRO 4-A) Regional Director Chief Supt. Edward Carranza, and had asked Rizal Provincial Director Sr. Supt. Lou Evangelista for an explanation.   ...Keep on reading: Albayalde: PNP to probe police officers linked to owner of raided Rizal farm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Cop in DavOr suspended for threatening teacher over son’s taekwondo loss

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Sep) – The Police Regional Office (PRO) 11 placed under restrictive custody SPO1 Inocentes Talleon for threatening a teacher of Lupon Elementary School in Davao Oriental with a rifle over the result of a taekwondo contest last Friday where his son was defeated. Chief Supt. Marcelo Casabuena Morales, PRO 11 director, warned […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Man arrested for vote-buying in Marawi special barangay polls

A team from the Lanao del Sur provincial police was also placed under restrictive custody for firing guns to disperse an unruly crowd......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Texan campaigner for 3D-printed guns wanted for sex with minor

WASHINGTON, USA – A Texas man who has played a central role in the US debate over 3D-printed weapons and caused panic by publishing firearm blueprints online is wanted for having sex with a 16-year-old, police said Wednesday. Cody Wilson – who is currently in Taiwan according to the island's authorities ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Blanco coddled shady personalities: police

INVESTIGATORS are looking into reports that slain Ronda mayor Mariano Blanco III was involved in various illegal activities, including coddling guns-for-hire. The special investigation task group (SITG) that was formed to solve Blanco’s murder has identified “persons of interest” in the killing last Wednesday dawn. SITG suspects that the mayor’s killers are hitmen and are… link: Blanco coddled shady personalities: police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Capiz cops round up 393 guns

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Police have gathered 393 firearms a month after launching the campaign against loose and unlicensed guns in Capiz. According to SPO3 Donna Asmod, information officer of the Capiz Police Provincial Office (CPPO), the 393 firearms were surrendered to municipal police stations, including Roxas City. The surrendered guns include 283 with expired […] The post Capiz cops round up 393 guns appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Abra police apprehend 3 motorcycle riders hiding guns

ABRA, Philippines – Abra police apprehended 3 motorcycle riders with concealed guns even as drive-by shootings remain a regular affair in the province. Arrested at a checkpoint in Bangued town over the weekend were Bonifacio Abuan Elvena, 27, and Jomel Barbieto Molina, 23, both from Tayum town. Taken from them ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Rider guns down 68-year old woman on way to church in Davao

DAVAO CITY -- A motorcycle-riding gunman shot and killed an elderly woman in this city before dawn on Sunday, the police said. PO1 Sanfred Catayas said Andrea Villarino Baguio, 68, a widow, was wal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2018

PNP seizes 536 guns in crackdown on security firms

The Philippine National Police confiscated more than 500 firearms from security agencies in Metro Manila with cease to operate orders. Source link link: PNP seizes 536 guns in crackdown on security firms.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

PNP seizes 536 guns in crackdown on security firms

The Philippine National Police confiscated more than 500 firearms from security agencies in Metro Manila with cease to operate orders......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

PNP Bares Guns, Big Bikes in P2-B Capability Enhancement Program

The Philippine National Police (PNP) entered into service more than 17,000 of its next generation firearms mostly made in Israel and Turkey. In a ceremony in Camp Crame Wednesday, the PNP bared its newly-acquired equipment under its Capability Enhancement Program. These include 8,170 units of caliber 5.56mm Galil Ace 22N assault rifle; 4,933 units 5.56 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018