Cyrus Garde

Motorist Dies in Mishap at Himamaylan

A 23-year-old person was killed when bumped by a speeding vehicle that was overtaking another vehicle along the highway of Sitio Ubay, Barangay Caradio-an, Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, 7:45 a.m. Monday.

Superintendent Antonieto Cañete, Himamaylan City PNP chief identified the victim as Policarpio Santillan Martinez, single, of Hacienda Verde in Barangay 3, Himamaylan City. He sustained head injuries and declared dead on arrival at Gov. Valeriano M. Gatuslao Memorial District Hospital in the city.

Land Conflict Eyed in Housewife’s Death, Wounding of Daughter in Cauayan

Police authorities eye land conflict in the alleged “ambush” by four unidentified bonnet-wearing suspects killing a housewife and wounding her daughter in Sitio Kabaryuhan, Barangay Inayauan, Cauayan town Friday, May 20 in the evening.

This was disclosed by Chief Inspector Arnold Mesias, Cauayan OIC police chief in an interview over DYAG-Sagay.

He said he is also eyeing a group of goons operating in the area of southern Negros Occidental which is controlled by the Alter-Villanueva Robbery Group.

5 Cadiz Fishermen, 7 Others Arrested in Hinigaran Bust; Another in Bago City

Five fishermen from Cadiz City were arrested along with seven others where about P660, 000 worth of shabu was confiscated in a combined police buy bust operation in Barangay 2, Hinigaran around 10:55 p.m., Monday, while another was arrested in Bago City around 9:00 a.m. yesterday.

Brewkette Captures Fil-Sino Class B Crown

Brewkettle upsets Cobra Asia Brewery, 77-69, to capture the Class B title of the Fil-Sino Asia Brewery Invitational Cup Friday at Po Hang Gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.

Brewkettle lost to the same team in elimination by 20 points.

Brewkettle played zone in the entire game to counter Cobra’s fast break plays. They played slow and also resorted to fast break play when opportunity comes.

Cobra opened the game with a 10-3 lead but Brewkettle slowly cut the deficit to draw closer at the end of the 1st quarter,