Treñas driver arrested for shooting cow

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January 31, 2020
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A man who serves as backup driver for Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas was arrested for shooting a cow earlier this week at his home in Barangay Buhang in Iloilo City’s Jaro district. Police identified the suspect as 49-year-old Carlito Abonador, who is currently detained at the Jaro Police Station. The suspect’s neighbor, Leira …

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DOH official: Confirmed nCoV patient visited Dumaguete City

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January 31, 2020
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After Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III yesterday confirmed the first novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, case in the Philippines, DOH Epidemiology Bureau Director Ferchito Avelino said they have requested the flight details of the patient, who is a Chinese national. “We’re looking at the places they have been to in Cebu and Dumaguete …

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Two hurt in Bingawan motorcycle collision

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January 31, 2020
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Two were injured following a collision between two motorcycles last Wednesday in Bingawan’s Barangay Agba-o. 68-year-old Mamerta Pelagio of the said neighborhood and 18-year-old Loyd Vincent Vastor of the town’s Barangay Cairo are currently confined at Calinog District Hospital. The two were injured when the motorcycle they were riding was struck by another motorcycle operated by …

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Brothers wanted for murder arrested in Ilog

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January 31, 2020
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Wanted brothers from Bayawan City’s Barangay Nangka were arrested earlier this week in Ilog. Joint forces from the Ilog Municipal Police Station and Bayawan City District Police Station served an arrest warrant on murder charges against 21-year-old James Estrabela and 18-year-old Jorge Estrabela. The pair were turned over to the Bayawan City District Police Station. …

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Silay City drug bust nabs three

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January 31, 2020
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Three individuals were arrested last Wednesday following a drug bust at Antonio Luna, located in Silay City’s Barangay Mambulac. Silay City Police Station officer-in-charge Police Major Rollie Pondevilla identified the suspects as 32-year-old Raymund Alimoot and 28-year-old Jelouie Ortega of the said community; along with 37-year-old Sunny Silva of the city’s Barangay E. Lopez. Police …

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Kin of OFWs in China can tap support of Iloilo help desk

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January 31, 2020
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With the growing concern on the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which was first reported in Wuhan, China, the Iloilo provincial government said its Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) help desk is open to cater to clients in the affected areas. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr., in a press conference yesterday, said the OFW help …

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Two arrested following Kabankalan City bust

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January 31, 2020
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Two individuals were arrested last Wednesday in Kabankalan City following a buy-bust operation along Roa Street in the city’s Barangay 9. Kabankalan City Police Station officer-in-charge, Police Lt. Colonel Mary Rose Salve Gaspillo Pico, identified the suspects as 42-year-old Jonald Vidal of the said neighborhood and 30-year-old Joven Sata (alias ‘Lupot’) of the city’s Barangay …

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Policeman involved in Hinigaran, Pontevedra shootings arrested

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January 31, 2020
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Suspect released after posting bail By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The police officer involved in separate shooting incidents in Hinigaran and Pontevedra last August was recently served an arrest warrant. The warrant seeking the arrest of Police Corporal Romnick Ace Pacificar was issued earlier this month by Judge Mila Yap-Camiso of the La Carlota City …

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Power Advisory

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January 31, 2020
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Power Interruption in the Service Area The Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. (Ceneco) informs consumers that maintenance activity will be conducted, which will result in power interruptions. Date: Today (January 31), from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Reason(s): Primary line conversion; concrete pole and distribution transformer installation Affected Areas: …

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