Cyrus Garde

Firearms, Shabu Seized in Raid and Buy Bust

Assorted firearms and shabu were confiscated in a raid in Barangay Handumanan, Bacolod City Thursday morning, while shabu were confiscated from the suspect in a buy bust operation in Hinobaan town, Negros Occidental, Wednesday.

Police station 10 police chief, Senior Inspector Richie Gohee arrested Carlos Celeste, of legal age, resident of Zone 9, Barangay Handumanan for possession of firearms at his residence.

Judge Jose Paolo Ariola of Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Branch 1 in Bacolod City issued the search warrant.

10 persons with drugs, firearms nabbed

Ten more suspects with illegal drugs and firearms were collared in police operations Tuesday as part of the “One Time, Big Time” drives of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) under Senior Superintendent William Señoron.

In Binalbagan, town policfe chief, Senior Inspector Albert Sy, led his men to arrest Sherwin Tudillo, 43, of Purok Bougainvilla in Barangay Enclaro and his son Christian, 18, and Vince Hizon, 18, of Aguisan in Himamaylan City, in buy bust operations.

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.