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.

Man Hangs Self in La Carlota City

A 30-year old man in La Carlota City reportedly hanged himself inside a shack at Villa Caridad Subd., Brgy. III in that city.

Quirico Padernal, single and temporarily residing at San Cristobal Avenue, Villa Caridad Subd., was discovered hanging inside the shack by Nemia Empiales who owns the place.

Padernal, according to initial investigation used a cable cord about three meters long and brought it to the station by members of the Scene of the Crime Operatives for examination.


By Eugene Y. Adiong

A labor leader was shot dead by suspected guns-for-hire in Binalbagan town Saturday night.

Prescilla Goco, secretary general of the local chapter of Freedom from Debt Coalition in a text message to the Negros Daily Bulletin yesterday said that Rolando Panggo and Rolly Gerolio were stopped 10pm Saturday night at Hda. Garazon, Binalbagan by two armed suspects.

PCSO’s Peryahan Games hold its first draw in Bacolod yesterday afternoon at the Peryahan Draw Center at Burgos-Hilado Streets, at the former La Corona Cafe. Local PCSO officials and Edgar Mellama, Globaltech Mobile Online Corp.’s marketing representative graced the 4PM draw.* (Arman Toga photos)

This Awarding given during the Closing ceremony of "Year of the Laity" from the Diocese of Bacolod lead by Bishop Vicente M. Navarra, D.D, 15 where recipients received the Outstanding Layperson award from different parish churches in recognition of their commitment and selfless service to the church held at the San Sebastian Cathedral in Bacolod City.* (Jun Gaton/CVG’s Production photo)