Cyrus Garde

8-month-old and 4-year-old Drown

An eight-month-old baby got drowned Tuesday night in Mambuloc, Barangay 12, Bacolod City, while a 4-year-old also got drowned after swimming with other children in Purok Pasil, Barangay Zone 1 in Cadiz City Tuesday afternoon.

The 8-month-old child slipped from her mother’s arms when the latter also slipped on the floor of their house in a slum area in Mambuloc while the creek outside their house swelled during a heavy downpour.

In 2016 Palaro! NIR Wins Silver in Athletics

A native of Escalante City in Negros Occidental gifted a silver medal for Negros Island Region (NIR) in the elementary girls shot put event as two runners eclipsed the 3,000-meter record in the ongoing athletic competition of the 2016 Palarong Pambansa in Legazpi City, Albay.

Emgiel Duran settled for silver in elementary shot put with her heave of the iron ball in 9.15 meters behind gold medal performance of host region Daniella Camonoga in 9.42 meters. Valerie Cassandra of Western Visayas (WV) took the bronze medal in 9.01 meters.

3 Drug Suspects Arrested in Buy Bust

CADIZ CITY - Three drug suspects, two male and one female were arrested by police operatives at Purok Sto. Niño in Barangay Zone 4 here in a buy bust operation 4:00 p.m. yesterday.

Police Superintendent Edel Jose Manzano, Cadiz City PNP acting police chief identified the suspects as Ernesto Macaron Jimenez, 48, resident of the place; Sammy Inot Mahinay, 43, of Pta. Cabahug, Barangay Zone 6; and Alfien Joy Rodriguez, 20, of Hacienda Bayabas of Barangay Daga, this City.

Brods Nabbed with Firearm, Shabu in Manapla

Two brothers were arrested by Manapla PNP in separate buy bust operations in Manapla town and confiscated shabu and firearm from one of them yesterday morning (Tuesday, April 12).

Police Senior Inspector Julius Ceasar Colado, Manapla PNP chief identified the suspects as Bandio Sunga, alias “Dotdot”, 41, married, fish vendor of Purok Masinadyahon, Barangay 1-A in the town; and his older brother Teodoro Sunga, “alias Alog”, 48, married, also of the place.

Cops Collar Drug Suspect in Himamaylan City Buy Bust

Shabu worth P150, 000 and a firearm were confiscated by Himamaylan City PNP in a buy bust operation at 9:30 a.m. yesterday in Sitio Calasa, Barangay Caradio-an, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental.

Police Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief, identified the suspect as Michael Buenaflor, 22, single, of the place.