Himamaylan City

San Carlos Cops Nab Man w/ Firearm Inside Public Market

A .22 magnum caliber firearm loaded with seven live ammunitions was confiscated from a person inside San Carlos City Public Market around 3:45 pm January 18.

Police Chief Inspector Mark Anthony Darroca, San Carlos deputy police chief identified the suspect as Jesus Litua, 31, of Sitio Rosario, Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City.

A concerned resident has tipped off the police that Litua is brandishing his firearm tucked in his waist.

Litua was arrested and charged Friday with violation of Comelec gun ban at San Carlos City Prosecutor’s office.

Paramilitary Shot Dead in Himamaylan City; 2 Dead Found

Three unidentified suspects shot dead a Civilian Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) in Sitio Aglahog, Barangay Mahalang in Himamaylan City around 2:20 p.m. Sunday.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the victim as a certain Luderico Lumahas, 38. He sustained gunshot wound in the head and died on the spot.

Lumahas was a CAFGU-member of 12th Infantry Battalion based in the city. He is walking in the barangay when waylaid by three young unidentified suspects.

Cops Identify Killer of Businessman Brother

Police authorities have already identified of the killer of a businessman’s brother who was shot dead at the burger junction in Bangga Totong, Barangay Felisa around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police Senior Inspector Richie Gohee, Police Station 10 head with jurisdiction in the area however refused to divulge his name pending follow up operation for his immediate arrest.

The victim was Edwin Guillen, 40, married of Totong 4, Barangay Felisa. He sustained gunshot wound in the head with .45 caliber firearm where an empty shell of the firearm was recovered at the crime scene.

Fugitive Nabbed in Himamaylan City  

A fugitive for 17 long years was nabbed by joint elements of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Bacolod, Negros Occidental Public Safety Company and Himamaylan City PNP in Sitio Kahubas, Barangay Buenavista in Himamaylan City around 6:55 p.m,. Tuesday.

Inspector Renoli Bagayao of CIDG identified the suspect as Armando Moreno Española, alias “Bordeg”, 50, who resides in the hinterland barangay of Himamaylan City.

Siblings Divested of P60K of Shabu in Buy Bust

Two siblings were nabbed in a buy bust operation in Himamaylan City Friday.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief and 5th and 6th District Operations head identified the suspects as Maria Sol, 46, and brother Ally John, 21 both surnamed Llema of Sitio Pangpang, Barangay 1 in the city.

Maria Sol is the one who handed one elongated sachet of shabu to a poseur buyer in exchange for marked money.