Sagay City

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3 Nabbed in Sagay City Buy Bust

Three drug suspects were arrested in a buy bust in Purok Mabinuligon 2, Barangay Lopez Jaena, Sagay City, Negros Occ. around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Chief Inspector Roberto Mansueto, Sagay City PNP identified the suspects as Nestor Dingcong Talisic, 33, single, “Alyas Jay-R”; Franzel Aro Young, 27, married, ‘Alyas Nonoy”; and Hilbert Masibag Bautista, 29, single “Alyas Kokong,” all of Purok Mabinuligon, Barangay Lopez Jaena, Sagay City.

19-yr.–old Girl Dies in Mishap

A 19-year-old girl was killed when bumped by a Ceres bus along Km 80-81 in the national highway of Purok Roadside, Barangay Poblacion 2, Sagay City around 10:10 a.m. Monday.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, Sagay City OIC police chief identified the victim as Karen Parreño Villegas, resident of the place.

Mansueto identified the driver of Ceres bus as Franklin Valiente Postrano of Barangay Mabini, Escalante City.

CENRO Cadiz Coral Assessment and Training

Licensed divers from the Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENR) Cadiz City and the City ENR of Sagay were recently trained on coral assessment and applied the training in three reefs in Sagay Marine Reserve last June.


The participants and resource speakers of the at the SMR Information Center and underwater during the five-day Coral Assessment Training-Workshop at Sagay Marine Reserve.*(CENRO Cadiz City photo)

German National Commits Suicide

A German national was found hanging inside the room of their house located in Purok Indian Mango, Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto, OIC police chief of Sagay City PNP identified the victim as Juorgen Chwein, 60.

Chwein has a live-in partner in the place where he was staying and have two children with her.

Police initially disclosed that their indebtedness may have caused him to become depressed.

American, Inmate Found Dead

A 48-year old American national was found dead by his girlfriend inside the comfort room of his rented house at Reduble Residence at Zone 3, Calong-Calong, Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police Senior Inspector Wilfredo Benoman, Bacolod Police Station 8 chief, identified the victim as Ronald Robert Gaines, single.