A 29-year-old father of three young kids was pinned to death, while six others were injured, when a passenger jeep driven by the former’s brother collided with a van past 6 o’clock yesterday morning at the intersection of the Airport Access Road and Brgy. Dos Hermanas Road in Talisay City.
The fatality was identified as Johnie Cornelio, married, of San Fernando, Brgy. Dos Hermanas, Talisay.
Cornelio was sitting at the front seat with his brothers including his brother Sunny who was driving the Talisay City proper-bound Dos Hermanas-Talisay PUJ.
Residents of Purok Calderon, Brgy. Sagua Banwa in Valladolid yesterday claimed to have found the remains of a human including the head at a muddy portion of the farm.
PCInsp. Luisito Acebuche, Valladolid Police chief and his men verified the reports and said that the bones were identified as that of Berto Delicano, 58, of Brgy. Lacaron whose head was missing two days after it was buried in June 2012.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led the turnover of educational assistance worth a total of P422,500 to 169 students from the Municipalities of San Enrique, Valladolid, Pontevedra and the Cities of Bago and La Carlota, over the weekend.
Gov. Marañon personally handed the cash assistance to each student in a ceremony held at St. Michael Academy Covered Court in the Municipality of Pontevedra, together with Fourth District Board Member Jose Benito A. Alonso and Pontevedra Mayor Jose Ma. A. Alonso, among others.
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (7th from left), together with Fourth District Board Jose Benito A. Alonso and Pontevedra Mayor Jose Ma. A. Alonso, at the turn over of educational assistance to student-beneficiaries, over the weekend.* (Capitol photo)
Operatives of Valladolid Police arrested five suspects in buy-bust and while in pot session about 5:15 PM, yesterday at Purok Gingaw, Brgy. Tabao in the town.
PCInsp. Luisito G. Acebuche, police chief led the operation and apprehended Andreano Penol after handing over a small heat-sealed sachet containing suspected shabu to a poseur buyer.
Also collared were Johnmer Balidiong, 25, of Guimaras Province and Andre Mar Penol, 33, Leonid Valero, 25, Arlee Camirin, 20, all of Central Tabao while in pot session. Recovered from the scene were two plastic sachets containing suspected shabu, paraphernalia, scissors and lighters.
Criminal charges for allegedly peddling illegal drugs will be filed against a suspected pusher in Valladolid after he was busted in a raid at about 7AM, yesterday in the town.
PCInsp. Luisito G. Acebuche, Valladolid Police head with Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (PAIDSOTG) PSinsp. Joemarie Occeño arrested Harder Baloya after handing a plastic sachet containing suspected shabu in exchange for P200 marked bill.
Recovered from Baloya, 36, of Brgy. Sagua Banwa were 14 sachets of suspected shabu, two disposable lighters, one cellular phone and unaccounted cash believed to be proceeds from the illegal trade.
Charges for violation of Section 5 (sale) under Republic Act (RA) 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are being prepared to be filed before the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office.
Police authorities in San Enrique are conducting follow-up investigations to identify the pedestrian who was bumped by a utility mini bus early morning of Monday.
The victim was walking towards east direction at the national highway between Kilometer 34-35, Rizal St., Brgy. Poblacion, San Enrique when hit by a bus owned by LCC Express running from south to north of the road.
The bus with plate number FWY 108 was driven by Loremel Ostan, 35, of JM Basa St., La Carlota City.
Traffic police in Pontevedra arrested the driver of a jeepney that was accidentally hit by a teenager on board his motorcycle Saturday afternoon at Kurbada Malinong in Brgy. San Juan in the town.
Po3 Caesar Tive, traffic officer reported that Ford Jeepney driver Jeffrey Magdato may face possible charges for reckless imprudence resulting to homicide and physical injuries after the Rusi Ramwind motorcycle driven by Jembert Seray, 18, of Pontevedra hit the vehicle resulting to the death of the teenager.
Magdato, 47, of Brgy. M.H. del Pilar, Pontevedra was driving the jeepney bearing plate number FWK 756 towards the East direction of the provincial road when it was accidentally hit by the motorcycle travelling the opposite direction.
Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. led the distribution of the 153 gilts and 5 boars to 13 LGUs of the province under the PAGIP-Swine Program of the provincial government through the Provincial Veterinary Office headed by Dr. Renante Decena, yesterday.
Provincial Animal Genetic Improvement Program-Swine (PAGIP-Swine) is an initiative of the provincial government through the Provincial Veterinary Office in partnership with the commercial hog breeders that helped conceptualize the Swine Genetic Improvement since 2007.
It allows the infusion of parent stock gilts and boars from recognized and registered nucleus farms from the Bureau of Animal Industry to organize backyard and semi-commercial hog raisers affiliated with the Alliance of Hog Raisers Association of Negros Occidental (AHRANO).
Two persons on board a tricycle were rushed to Valladolid District Hospital after they were accidentally bumped by a Toyota Fortuner at the national highway in Brgy. Poblacion, early morning Tuesday.
Traffic report named the victims as John Nuñal, 43, of Brgy. Tabao Proper, and the driver of a Kawasaki Barako tricycle with his passenger, Serge delos Santos, 45, of Rizal St., Brgy. Poblacion.
Sachets of suspected shabu were confiscated in a raid jointly conducted by Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Group with Valladolid Police Station Thursday afternoon.
PCInsp. Joemarie G. Occeño, of NOPPO-AIDSOTG with elements of Valladolid Police arrested Recardo Pelingon alias Kardo, 48, of Purok Paglaum, Brgy. Bagumbayan, and Imee Catequista, 38, of Brgy. Haguimit, La Carlota City while reportedly selling shabu at Zone 1, Brgy. Tabao Proper.