Victorias City

Tanod, Gov’t Employee Die in Road Crashes

A tanod of Barangay Pasil in E. B. Magalona and a government employee were killed in separate road crashes involving their motorcycles Friday and Saturday night, respectively.

Jessie Sajo, 26, married, of Hacienda Mercedes, Barangay Pasil, E. B. Magalona sustained head injuries after he fell from his Rusi motorcycle on his way home from Victorias City around 8:40 p.m., Saturday.

He was not wearing a helmet when his motorcycle slid and hit the railings beside the road, throwing him away, his head hitting a hard object.

Pa Escapes After Rape Charges Filed Against Him

A father who was arrested and charged in court for raping his own daughter, was able to escape Friday at Victorias City PNP custodial jail.

Superintendent Frederick Mead, acting Victorias City PNP chief refused to identify both the suspect and the victim who are resident of the city.

The suspect father was reportedly arrested by police Thursday. The case was filed Friday but he escaped.

Police manhunt operation was conducted against the said suspect.

‘Vote for a young Ilongga,’ Poe woes Negrenses

Victorias City - Leading presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe once again wooed Negrenses to vote for “a young Ilongga” in obvious reference to her.

Poe and her running mate Senator Chiz Escudero arrived in the province early yesterday.

“I am very thankful for the reception am getting here. Mga kababayan ng mom ko yan as many told her that they are my mom’s relatives and that they went to La Consolacion College,” she said.

Poe’s adoptive mother, actress Susan Roces hails from Bacolod City and studied at LCC.

Million Worth Shabu Seized in Buy Busts; 4 Nabbed

Million of suspected shabu were confiscated by police operatives in three separate buy bust operations with four suspects arrested in Bacolod, Cadiz and Victorias cities, Thursday.

In Bacolod City, the Regional Special Anti-Illegal Drug Task Force of Negros Island Region (Region 18) led by Police Inspector Adrian Real in coordination with Police Station 2 arrested two suspects identified as Christopher Medel, 56, married, of Sto. Niño Village in Barangay Villamonte and Harry Cesar, 28, single, of Hacienda Silos in Barangay Talaban, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.

Cops Nab Woman in Buy Bust; Live-in Partner Escapes

VICTORIAS CITY- Victorias City PNP here collared a woman but her live-in partner escaped in a buy bust operation in Sitio Pinanobol at Barangay 6, Victorias City around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Superintendent Santiago Rapiz, Victorias City PNP chief identified the arrested suspect as Almera Carvajal Caracena, 19 years old and resident of the place.

Her live-in partner who escaped was identified as Elmer Oquias Busico, legal age. He was believed to have escaped with some other items of shabu.