Sagay City

Pa Fails to Save Son, Drowns

A father failed to save his son from drowning after the victim jumped from their pump boat in Purok Roma at Barangay Old Sagay, Sagay City Thursday afternoon.

Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay City acting PNP chief identified the victim as Paolo Flores, 34 of Osmeña Street, Barangay Poblacion in Sagay City.

Armando Flores, father of the victim said he tried to save his son, by diving under water but failed to find him.

Man Challenging Tricycle Driver Shot Dead

A neighbor who challenged his tricycle driver neighbor was shot dead by the latter around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday in Barangay Libas, a hinterland barangay in Isabela town, Negros Occidental.

Police Chief Inspector Anthony Grande identified the victim as Alan Fernandez, 38, resident of the barangay who sustained gunshot wound in the stomach. He was rushed to Ignacio Locsin Arroyo Memorial District Hospital in Isabela town.

Police Has Suspects in the Killing of Sugar Planter; 2 Angles Eyed

SAGAY CITY- Police authorities here claimed they have already a lead in the identity of suspects who killed a sugar planter and businessman along Diver-sion Road in Hacienda Leonor of Barangay Fabrica here around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Inspector Adrian James Albaytar, Sagay City PNP Deputy Chief, however refused to divulge their identity pending their arrest.

Two angles are being eyed in the killing; personal grudge and conflict in business, adding that police believes the assassins were hired killers. Albaytar again refused to elaborate.

‘Business, Personal Motives Behind Sugar Planter’s Slay’

Sagay City police authorities yesterday said business and personal motives are more likely behind the shooting to death of a sugar planter and businessman Rodrigo Divinagracia, Jr. along Diversion Road in Hacienda Leonor, Barangay Fabrica, in the city Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities, however refused to reveal details to the media late yesterday afternoon on their initial findings that business and personal reasons were behind the assassination of Divinagriacia, 47 years old and resident of Barangay Mabini, Cadiz City.

3 Drug Suspects Arrested in Sagay City Raid; Thief Nabbed with Shabu Too

SAGAY CITY- Three drugs suspects were arrested when police raided their lair in Roxas Street, barangay Poblacion 2 here 2:30 p.m. Friday, while a thief who stole the cell phone of a woman in San Carlos City yielded shabu and other stolen items also Friday.

Sagay City PNP led by Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz raided the house of Rolfe Perez Carmona, ”Alias Ronnie”, 53, of the said place.