Binalbagan Court Employee Nabbed for Large Scale Illegal Recruitment

Binalbagan PNP arrested a municipal court employee in an entrapment operation for large scale illegal recruitment.

Police Senior Inspector Elmer Sy, Binalbagan PNP chief said, they arrested Nonita Villarama, legal age, after at least 20 persons went to police station to complain that they are victims of Villarama in illegal recruitment.

Villarama is a Municipal Trial Court employee in the town.

Sy said the suspect was arrested in an entrapment operation after collecting fees from another victim last week.

Son Hacked Dead by Pa

A 19-year-old son was hacked by his drunken father about 6:30 pm Monday. He died later at the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital.

Victim Junel Ortiz of Sitio Kandila, Barangay Bi-ao, a hinterland barangay in Binalbagan town, sustained a hack wound at the back of his body and died about 11:45 pm on the same day.

The suspect was identified as Joelito Ortiz, now under the custody of Binalbagan PNP.

Investigation disclosed that the suspect was drunk when he was confronted by his son to stop being unruly and just go to sleep.

3 Collared by NOPPO’s AIDSOTG in Separate Buy-bust Ops

Starting the year 2015 right, operatives of the anti-drug unit of Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) arrested three illegal drugs personalities in separate entrap-ment operations in the towns of Hinigaran and Binalbagan, as well as the city of Victorias recently.

BUY-BUST YIELDS SHABU IN BINALBAGAN. Five sachets of suspected shabu were seized by combined elements of NOPPO’s Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (AIDSOTG) led by Police Chief Inspector Rico Santotome Jr. and Binalbagan PNP under Police Senior Inspector Albert Sy from drug suspect Joefran Nillosan, Dwight Jaresci and Alex Lagtapon early Tuesday morning.*

Solon’s Birthday Marred with Death of Helper

Fifth District Congressman of Negros Occidental Alejandro “Bebot” Mirasol’s birthday was marred with the death of a female helper inside his residence in Binalbagan yesterday morning.

Rubilyn Buyco Cordova, 54, married, of Barangay Enclaro, Binalbagn was declared dead at Corazon Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital due to body injuries.

The incident happened past 10am yesterday, but the town’s infirmary referred her about 1:00pm to Bacolod City hospital.

The incident was confirmed by Mirasol himself in a radio interview yesterday.

Flood Prone LGUs Should Identify Evac Centers Other Than the Schools

Flood prone local government units should identify alternative or construct evacuation centers other than public schools.

This is one of the recommendations of Liane Garcia, provincial welfare and social welfare and development officer in her terminal report on the effects of Tropical Storm “Seniang” to Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday.

Garcia identified among the flood prone LGUs as San Enrique, Pulupandan, Valladolid, Binalbagan and Himamaylan City.