Village Chief Sought for Shooting; 1 Stabbed Dead in Hinobaan  

SAGAY CITY - A village chief of Barangay Divina Colonia here and two others accomplices are the subject of police manhunt after shooting a worker and his minor son Tuesday night, while a fisherman was arrested by Hinobaan police after he bludgeoned to death his neighbour in Barangay Bulwangan also Tuesday night.

Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz identified the suspects as Village Chief Johnny Buhayan and the victims’ relatives Amando and Leonardo Alejandro, all of Barangay Divina Colonia, here.

4 Persons Die in Road Mishap in Cadiz, La Castellana, Hinobaan

CADIZ CITY - Four persons were killed in separate motorcycle accidents here, in La Castellana and Hinobaan Monday, police report disclosed.

A 31-year old man driving his Rusi motorcycle and his cousin were killed after they were overran by a vehicle following them in Purok Acacia, Barangay Luna here about 7:55 Monday night, while another died in Bacolod City hospital yesterday morning after his motorcycle skidded in Hinobaan.

Man Under Influence of Drugs Grabs Policeman’s Firearm

A man under influence of illegal drugs went wild and destroyed everything he saw and stoned passing vehicles in Barangay Talacagay, Hinobaan town Thursday night.

He even tried to grab the M16 armalite rifle of one of the responding policemen who arrested him.

John Mark Recomono 30, “Alias Strong” of the place stoned passing vehicles and a store in the barangay and grabbed the firearm of Police Officer 1 Leopoldo Delloso of Hinobaan PNP, according to Police Senior Inspector Roberto Indiape, the town police chief.

Capitol Now Using Drones to Monitor Damage in Damutan Forest

The fight against illegal logging and timber poaching is going hi tech in Negros Occidental.

Task Force Ilahas (TFI) executive officer, Jose Maria Valencia confirmed that they are now using a drone to get an aerial view of the extent of damage caused by poachers to the remaining forest cover of Sitio Wilderness in Brgy. Damutan, Hinobaan.

The drone is also used to find out how to avoid destruction of forest habitat, with the recovery of fallen logs, Valencia said.

3 Persons Attempt to Retrieve Pawned Firearm of Cop Nabbed

Three persons who attempted to retrieve the pawned firearm of a Sipalay City policeman to a drug personality arrested by Hinobaan PNP on July 28 were arrested Thursday morning.

Police Senior Inspector Robert Indiape, Hinobaan PNP identified them as Ming Pantajo, 22 years old, and Ricky Berdin, 21 years old-all of Barangay 3, Sipalay City; and Vincent Rafols, 37 years old of Barangay Mambaroto, Sipalay City.

The three were seen 9:00pm Wednesday with their tricycle parked at a waiting shed near the police station suspiciously.


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