E. B. Magalona

Fishpond Watchman Escapes After Shooting Theft

EB Magalona police is conducting manhunt to arrest a fishpond watchman who shot a person he caught that alleged intruded and harvested bangus (milk fish) in a fishpond he was guarding in Barangay Tuburan in the town 10:00 p.m. Saturday.

Ronald Lupangue, 30, of Hacienda San Agustin in Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City, Negros Occidental escape after the shooting.

Police has yet to identify the caliber of firearm he used in shooting Freddie Abdong, 28, of Hacienda Felisa in Barangay Nata-asan in the said town.

2 Nabbed in Buy Bust in EB Magalona

Police authorities’ relentless campaign against illegal drugs continue when EB Magalona PNP arrested two suspects in buy bust in the afternoon of June 1, in Barangay Alicante in the town.

Police Senior Inspector Bonifacio Aral, EB Magalona OIC police chief had arrested Ian Soberano, of legal age, after several attempts to arrest him failed.

His cohorts and friend Jovil Soberano, of legal age, was also arrested by police after he was found inside the suspect’s house.

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.