E. B. Magalona

Senior Citizen Nabbed with Firearms in Raid

A senior citizen was arrested in a raid in his house at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday in Barangay 3, Poblacion in EB Magalona town, Negros Occidental.

EB Magalona PNP led by Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral arrested Estanislao Robles Sanchez, 68, single, resident of the place.

Police authorities were armed with search warrant issued by Judge Dyna Doll Chiongson-Trocio, of the Regional Trial Court, Branch-40 in Silay City dated March 20, 2016.

Tanod, Gov’t Employee Die in Road Crashes

A tanod of Barangay Pasil in E. B. Magalona and a government employee were killed in separate road crashes involving their motorcycles Friday and Saturday night, respectively.

Jessie Sajo, 26, married, of Hacienda Mercedes, Barangay Pasil, E. B. Magalona sustained head injuries after he fell from his Rusi motorcycle on his way home from Victorias City around 8:40 p.m., Saturday.

He was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle slid and hit the railings beside the road, throwing him away, his head hitting a hard object.

Drown victim found in EBM; Man commits suicide

A passerby found a man floating in Malogo River, Hacienda Dolores in the area of EB Magalona at 9:00 PM., Sunday.

Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral, EB Magalona acting police chief identified the victim as Roberto Toriales, of legal age, resident of corner Yap-Peña, Barangay 3, Victorias City, Negros Occidental.

Passerby Roman Lauron saw the victim floating and immediately reported to police authorities, who are now conducting investigation if there is “foul play” in the death of Toriales, who was carried away by strong water current.

Man Yields Shabu in Buy Bust

A resident of Barangay Poblacion 2 in EB Magalona yielded when arrested by police operatives in a buy bust operation at his residence 11:45 Wednesday night.

Police Inspector Bonifacio Aral, EB Magalona PNP chief identified the suspect as Jovi Salido Aquino, 43, of Purok Tondo in Barangay Poblacion 2, EB Magalona, Negros Occidental.

EB Magalona PNP arrested the suspect along with the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group led by Chief Inspector Mark Anthony Darroca.

Woman in Buy Bust Nabbed; 1 Escaped in E.B. Magalona Raid

A woman was arrested by Bacolod city Police Office (BCPO) City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (CAIDSOTG) in Purok Amani in Barangay 40, Bacolod City around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, while another suspect in raid escaped sensing the presence of police operatives in Barangay Alicante, EB Magalona also Saturday afternoon.

Police Chief Inspector Jerick Filosofo, head of CAIDSOTG identified the suspect as Rowena Tan, 35, resident of Purok Amani, Barangay 40.