E. B. Magalona

Woman Found Dead, Raped in EB Magalona

A 26-year old woman was found dead and believed sexually abused by unidentified suspect inside a sugarcane field in Bangga Aslum, Barangay Sto. Niño, EB Magalona on Monday, January 18.

Senior Inspector Mark Anthony Karanaing, EB Magalona PNP chief identified the victim as Micah Parcon, 26, of Fermont Village, Barangay 7, Victorias City.

Parcon, who was wearing a t-shirt and shorts was dumped inside a sugarcane field, her underwear found a few meters from her body.

Carpenter Stabbed Dead in Cadiz; Hacking Victim in EB Magalona Known

CADIZ CITY - A carpenter did not make it home Sunday night when he was stabbed dead by still unidentified suspect in Barangay Zone 6, here; while the man who was hacked dead and found at 4:30 p.m. on January 1 is already identified.

Police Superintendent Edel Jose Manzano, Cadiz City PNP acting chief, identified the victim as Giovanni Mondejar, 48, married, of Housing, Barangay Banquerohan, this City.

He sustained two fatal stab wounds in the chest and was declared dead on arrival at Cadiz City Emergency Clinic by Dr. Wilfredo Cayao.

Murder Raps vs UCURD Prexy Filed

The E. B. Magalona Police filed murder charges at the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office against seven suspects in the killing of the president of United Canlusong Upland Reforestation and Development (UCURD) in Hacienda Sta. Ana, Barangay San Isidro, in E. B Magalona town 5 p.m. last November 8.

Charged before the Negros Occidental Provincial Prosecutor’s Office were one alias Panoy, alias Pato and alias Jim, all surnamed Cunanan, and the four still unidentified John Does.

Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation Launches Feeding Program

The Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation Inc. (BBBFI) recently launched its 4th year Busog Lusog Talino (BLT) feeding program in Barangay Mantaangan, E.B. Magalona with Mrs. Dominique “Nikki” Benitez, wife of Third District Congressman Alfredo Benitez, representing the Congressional Spouses Foundation.

Busog Lusog Talino Launch in EB Magalona. (left to right) Alicante ES principal Roger Vasquez, Alicante Punong Barangay Gelita Parcon, Mrs. Nikki Benitez, Mantaangan ES principal Michael Jagurin, and Mantaangan PB Elmer Samanion.*

Dynamite Manufacturer Nabbed in Buy Bust

A fisherman who makes explosives or dynamite for fishing was caught after EB Magalona PNP conducted a buy bust in his house at Sitio Roma, Barangay Batea in the town at 3:00 pm, Wednesday.

Police Senior Inspector assigned an undercover agent to buy dynamite from the suspect and after handing the items, he was arrested.

Police identified the suspect as Roger Balayo Baldio, 47, married and resident of the place.

Baldio reportedly sold three dynamites for P100 to the undercover agent.

Police recovered from him 138 pieces of explosives.


Alan Gensoli Arman Toga Cyrus Garde Desiderio Deferia Edith Colmo
Eugene Adiong Gil Alfredo Severino James Toga Jun delos Reyes Leo Claridad
Manny Canto Owen Bayog Pert Toga Ritzy Robles Malo-oy Robert Harland
Roque P. Hofilena W. Henry O. Streegan Wennie Sancho