Ritzy Robles Malo-oy
Two heavy equipments owned by HLJ Construction Corporation in Kabankalan City were set on fire by unidentified suspects earlier this week with damages that reached about P300,000.
The Company’s employee, Donald Altamia reported to police that their LG2X Road Grader and one Double Drum Vibromax Road Roller parked at the proposed subdivision site under construction located at Sitio San Lucas, Brgy. Hilamonan were torched by the suspects for still unknown reasons.
Fire Officer 2 Robert G. Robillo, investigator said that the vehicles’ upholstered seats, dashboards, electrical wires and windshields were damaged by the blaze.
Police authorities in Escalante City are in pursuit of the fleeing suspects who allegedly robbed a loan officer and his companion of cash and other personal items about 9:30AM, Wednesday at Brgy. Udtongan in the City.
PO2 Nick Castillo, officer-on-case identified the victims as Joey James Alano, 25, loan officer of ASA Philippines Foundation and his companion Armand Pardillo, 23, both of Escalante City were on board a motorcycle when they were waylaid by three suspects armed with guns.
The suspects robbed them at gunpoint taking their collection amounting to P4,374.00, a cellular phone and wallet with P500 cash.
Sachets of suspected shabu and a firearm were confiscated from an alleged peddler during a raid about 12:45AM, Tuesday at corner Bonifacio-Mabini Highway, Brgy. Zone 6 in Talisay City.
The raid was jointly conducted by the local police operatives led by PInsp. Bonifacio Aral Jr with Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (PAIDSOTG) PSInsp. Jomarie Occeño and busted Ramil Mationg, 29, of Purok Punaw, Brgy. Zone 5.
Police officers in Murcia are further investigating to determine the identity of the male body left along PNOC Road in Brgy. Blumentritt.
The body was discovered about 5:30AM, Tuesday by Brgy. Blumentritt tanod commander Gimel Sioting who described the victim to be about 25-27 years old, fair complexioned and stands about 5 feet and two inches. He was wearing black-colored denim pants and brown t-shirt.
Another pedestrian was killed when accidentally hit by an oncoming bus in Cadiz City about 4PM, Tuesday.
Traffic police identified the victim as Rene Alayon, 43, of Hacienda Luisita, Brgy. Caduha-an who was declared dead by attending physician at Cadiz City District Hospital.
Initial investigation said Alayon was crossing the street at Sitio Ceferencia, Brgy. Daga national highway when bumped by the Ceres bus with plate number FWY 956, body number 50033 and driven by Jessie Badonasa Jr., a resident of Brgy. Caduha-an, also of Cadiz City.
Police authorities in Silay City are in pursuit of motorcycle-riding suspects who gunned down a 25-year old resident of Employee Subdisvion, Brgy. Mambulac at about 10 p.m. Monday.
Floryn Arevalo alias Bebe was shot by two unidentified persons riding a motorcycle. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds on his body from a .40 caliber pistol.
Recovered from the crime scene were five fired cartridges of the same caliber. Probers are conducting follow-up investigation to determine the motive of the incident and for possible arrest of the suspects.
Criminal charges for illegal possession of drugs and firearms may be filed against a 60-year old suspected drug user in Victorias City following a buy bust operation led by local police authorities about 3PM, yesterday.
Three stab suspects are being pursued by police authorities in Sagay City after they allegedly attacked two brothers at about 11PM, along Sitio Inangtan, Brgy. Makiling.
Police identified the victim as Carlos Recale Jr., alias Jojo, 31, who sustained multiple stab wounds in the chest and back inflicted by suspects namely; alias Cocoy and Julius Blanco and a certain alias Jojo Lumayno.
A revolver was voluntarily turned-over to police authorities in Escalante City through the station’s balik baril program.
Armando Lausa, 42, of Purok Bayong, Brgy. Balintawak endorsed a homemade caliber .38 without serial number, recently following a pulong-pulong at the said barangay.
Over in Victorias City, PSupt. Santiago Y. Rapiz, police chief led the arrest of Enrique Palma Jr., 28, of Hacienda Gloria 1, Brgy. 13, for illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions.
A father and son tandem was reportedly robbed by four unidentified persons, recently who waylaid them at Crossing Sitio Sambag, Brgy. Mangahoy, La Castellana town.
Police report said Richel Abendan, 23, and his father, Reynaldo, 57, of Brgy. Biak na Bato were on their way to Hacienda Taborda from their home on board a motorcycle when blocked by the suspects who declared hold-up.
The older Abendan attempted to get away from the group when one of the suspects shot him at the back and robbed him of his P1, 000 cash. The suspects immediately left the scene.
Meanwhile, Reynaldo Abendan was brought to Isabela District Hospital and later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital for further treatment.