E. B. Magalona

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.

2 Nabbed in Separate Buy Bust

Two persons were arrested in separate buy bust operations in Hinobaan and EB Magalona Thursday and Friday.

The suspects were identified as Nic Alfon Melicoton Juarez, 33, single of Barangay Bacuyangan in Hinobaan.

Police Chief Inspector Roberto Indiape, Hinobaan PNP said Juarez was in a buy bust operation around 11:00 a.m. Thursday at his residence after several days of surveillance.

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.