Himamaylan City

2 Killed, 1 Injured in Road Mishap at Himamaylan City

Two van helpers were killed and its driver was injured when they bumped into the rear portion of a Prime Mover owned by Lopez Sugar Central in Sagay City at Sitio Ubay, Barangay Caradio-an, Himamaylan City 4 a.m. last (Saturday).

Killed were Joemar Defensor Cablaro, 26 and Wilbert Depalobos Jagocoy, 23, all of Barangay Lantad, Silay City, case investigator Police Officer Giovanni Grijaldo said.

Cops Seize Shabu, Firearms in Himamaylan; 2 Nabbed in Hinigaran

Three suspects were nabbed in a buy bust operation in Purok 4, St. Peter, Barangay Aguisan, Himamaylan City and confiscated P390, 000 worth of suspected shabu and two unlicensed firearms at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday.

In the nearby Hinigaran town, local police also arrested two suspects in Reclamation Area, Barangay 1, Poblacion at about 12:30 p.m. the same day.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the suspects as Gil Monzon, 35 years old; Alvin Mark Florogo, 30 years old and John Mark Aglipa, 18 years old, all from the said place.

Army, Police Nab Armed Person in Isabela; Encounter in Himamaylan

A person concealing firearm was arrested by members of the Philippine Army and Isabela PNP in Barangay Lima-Lima, Isabela, Negros Occidental, Wednesday.

Master Sergeant Joseph Agapito of Charlie Company of 11th Infantry Battalion based in the town and Isabela PNP arrested Roy Mar Timoteo, 23 years old single, of Sitio Kalubihan of the barangay.

He was intercepted by authorities in a checkpoint while riding on a single passenger motorcycle locally know as “habal-habal”.

He yielded a .38 caliber handgun loaded with six ammunitions.

Bebot Bares 5th District Slate

Negros Occidental Rep. Alejandro Mirasol (5th District) yesterday bared the candidates he is supporting in the District’s local government units.

Mirasol said his candi-dates for board members will be incumbent Board Mem-ber Alain Gatuslao and Renato Malabor Jr., son of the late Board Member.

In Binalbagan, he con-firmed that he will be fielding his wife Mary Ann against his ertswhile ally and incumbent Mayor Em-manuel Aranda.

In Isabela, he will be supporting Vice Mayor Francis Malabor, brother of the slain Renato Sr. against Mayor Enrique Montilla III.

PAIDSOTG Collars 15 More Suspects in Drug Buy Bust

Fifteen (15) more suspects engaged in illegal drugs were simultaneously arrested in separate places by joint elements of Himamaylan City and Binalbagan Wednesday afternoon.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief and head of Provincial Anti-Illegal Drug Special Operation Task Group (PAIDSOTG) in 5th and 6th Districts in Southern Negros Occidental led the team that swooped down into two separate places.


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