Daily Archive

April 30, 2014

This is one for the record, at least in Negros Occidental and in the entire Western Visayas region, in the drive against illegal drugs.

PDEA OPERATIVES marking the suspected shabu they seized in Cadiz City during yesterday afternoon’s buy bust operation, with one person arrested. PDEA agents also seized shabu and arrested three persons the other day in a buy bust in a pension house in Himamaylan City.* (Arman P. Toga)

A plastic bag containing suspected shabu, weighing more than half a kilo and valued at P4.5 million, was seized by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives in a buy bust operation in Cadiz City in northern Negros Occidental yesterday afternoon.

April 30, 2014

Bacolod Councilor Carlos Jose "Carl" Lopez who had requested the Sandiganbayan for certified copies of Mayor Monico Puentevella’s bail bond and his mug shots, was refused by the anti-graft court, directing him to instead course all his requests to the special prosecutors and not directly to the court.


The Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division chaired by Justice Gregory Ong refused to grant the Lopez request during a clarificatory hearing at the Sandiganbayan the other day and questioned the Bacolod alderman why he appeared before the anti-graft court without a lawyer.