Silay City

2 Killed in Silay City Wake

Two persons were killed in a wake in Barangay Guimbalaon, Silay City around 11:00 am, Sunday.

Police Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Deputy Police chief of Silay City PNP identified the victims as Ronald Antonio, 27, of Barangay Bagtik, Silay City, Negros Occidental; and Arpie Magbanua Jimeña, of legal age, resident of Barangay Guimbalaon.

Ronald Antonio was shot dead by Arpie Jimeña in a wake over illegal gambling betting where the suspect has unpaid bet with the victim. When confronted, he drew out his .357 pistol and shot Ronald Antonio.

BCPO Hauls 11 Drug Suspects in ‘One Time, Big Time’  

Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) netted around eleven (11) drug suspects in a series of buy bust operations in the city Friday.


Police Precinct 8 of Bacolod City headed by PSINSP SER ULRICK CHRISTIAN GELERA, COP conducted buy bust operation at Prk Jupiter, Barangay Singcang Airport, Bacolod City at about 7:40 PM of April 15, 2016 and apprehended the subject NOLI MEDALLA TORRES. Recovered form the said subject are one (1) small heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu (buy bust item), another four (4) small and one (1) elongated heat sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu, three (3) disposable lighter and two (2) one hundred peso bills (buy bust money). (Malou Flejoles/DYAF Radyo Veritas)

3 Wanted Persons Arrest with Murder, Frustrated Murder

Three persons were arrested for the crime of murder, frustrated murder and theft in Silay City, Murcia and Hinigaran Friday.

In Silay City police operatives arrested Rogel Hernani Cunanan, “Alias Panoy”, 30 years old of Sitio Dacutan Dacu in Barangay Mambulac.

He was arrested for three charges of murder, frustrated murder and theft.

Judge Felipe Banzon of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 69 in Silay City issued the arrest warrant dated March 28, 2016.

Sugar Farm Fire Caused Power Outage in Bacolod, Talisay, Silay

Two 69-KV electric poles in Hda. Cabanban, Talisay City were razed down by fire at 9:43 a.m. yesterday, causing the Bacolod-Silay 69 KV line to automatically trip and subsequently cut off power supply to some areas of Bacolod, Talisay and Silay, the Central Negros Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENECO) confirmed.

A fire at a sugarcane farm where the two poles are located caused the burning affected CENECO’s Burgos Feeders 1, 2, 3 and 4; Mountain View Feeders 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; Talisay Feeders 1, 2 and 3; Lopez (Silay) Feeders 1, 2 and 3; and, Panao-Gao (Silay) Feeders 1 and 2.

Motorcycle–riding Man Killed in Mishap

A 34-year old resident of Menlo Village in Talisay City was killed in a road accident in Sitio Maninihon, Barangay Guinhalaran, Silay City, on Saturday night.

Police Chief Inspector Edencio Gregorio, Silay City PNP deputy chief identified the fatality as Diode Lamata, 34.

Lamata is travelling from north to south when he lost control of the motorcycle before hitting the concrete center island.

The victim was brought to the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital, but declared dead on arrival due to multiple fatal injuries.