Drug offender arrested in Manapla

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September 9, 2020
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A drug offender was arrested around 8:30 a.m. yesterday in Manapla town’s Barangay 2. Manapla Police Station OIC chief, Police Captain Jaynick Bermudez, identified the suspect as 18-year-old Carl Dulos Allen of the town’s Barangay Punta Mesa. Police served the suspect an arrest warrant for violation of Sections 5 and 11 of RA 9165, or …

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NOPPO monitoring social media for quarantine violators

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September 9, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga The anti-cyber crime unit of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) has started monitoring social media posts for quarantine violators such as those hosting mass gatherings. NOPPO Assistant Public Information Officer, Police Lt. Wilma Silva, said they will check the photos being posted online and they will immediately make …

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Bacolod City forms EOC Task Force

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September 9, 2020
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A task force that will “synchronize and harmonize” all data and activities geared towards containing the spread of Covid-19 in Bacolod City has now been organized. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Task Force was created pursuant to Executive Order No. 59 issued by Mayor Evelio Leonardia on September 3, upon the recommendation of retired Major …

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Talisay City gov’t job hire nabbed in drug bust

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September 7, 2020
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A job hire of the Talisay City government was arrested following a buy-bust operation around 9:40 a.m. on Saturday at Hacienda Carmen in the city’s Barangay Dos Hermanas. Police Captain Julius Caesar Colado of the Talisay City police identified the suspect as 38-year-old Hernando Posadas, Jr. alias “JR” of the said neighborhood. Law enforcement officials …

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Murder suspect yields grenade, firearm

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September 7, 2020
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A grenade and a firearm were confiscated from a 38-year-old murder suspect who was arrested onSeptember 4 at Sitio Lupakon, located in Calatrava town’s Barangay Ilaya. Authorities identified the suspect as Jady Claro, a resident of the said place. Calatrava policesaid they served Claro’s arrest warrant for the crime of murderissued by Judge Reginald Fuentebellaof …

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Lacson, staff undergo swab test

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September 7, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson and more than 16 of the staff members of the Office of the Governor were swabbed yesterday, Capitol spokespersonCharina Magallanes-Tanconfirmed. Tan said Lacson and his staff, including her, were tested at the grounds of the North Wing of the Capitol Building. She added that …

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Leonardia appeals to NIATF to respect the city’s health protocols

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September 7, 2020
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“We cannot overemphasize the reality that our Covid-19 situation is worsening and we need the help of the national government to ease our burdens and ensure a greater measure of protection for our people.” Thus wrote Mayor Evelio Leonardia to the two chairpersons of both the Western Visayas Regional Inter-Agency Task Force (WVRIATF) and Western …

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Toboso man nabbed for attempted rape

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September 4, 2020
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Toboso police served an arrest warrant last Wednesday to a 25-year-old man facing attempted rape charges in the town’s Barangay Poblacion. Toboso Police Station OIC, Police Lieutenant Paul Kenneth Magan, identified the suspect as Jomar Siacor of Purok Kawayan in the town’s Barangay Magticol. Police said they served Magan’s arrest warrant for the crime of …

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4 murder suspects arrested in Candoni

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September 4, 2020
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Facing murder chargers, four men were arrested in separate police operations in Negros Occidental’s Candoni town last Wednesday. Authorities identified the suspects as 60-year-old Vicente Cabalfin of Sitio Banahaw, Barangay Banga; and 39-year-old Aldin Namol, 50-year-old Jonnel Escabarte and 32-year-old Roger Etabag, residents of Barangay Molobolo in Cauayan town. Candoni Police Station OIC chief, Police …

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