Bacolod City

NOCPPO, BCPO Bare 1st Quarter Accomplishments

The Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOCPPO) and Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) have bared their accomplishments against illegal drugs for the first quarter of the year.

NOCPPO has collected P2.9 million worth of illegal drugs for the period and arrested 97 suspects.

There were 478.2 grams of shabu and 76.3 grams of dried marijuana leaves confiscated.

This accomplishment is 150 percent higher than last year, Senior Superintendent William Señoron said.

BCC’s The Best of BSBE Honored

A total of 60 top performing 2nd to 4th year students of the BS Business Education (BSBE) Department of the Bacolod City College (BCC) was recognized by their instructor for their dedication and good study habits during “The Best of BSBE” Awarding Ceremony on April 8, 2016 at the Negosyo Center, Negros Occidental Barangay Center (NOBC) Bldg., Gatuslao St., Bacolod City.


The awardees with their Instructor James U. Sy Jr. and Guest speakers Ma. Cristina Barrios-Parcon and Gil Alfredo B. Severino, who were the proxies for Hon. Councilor Wilson “Jun” Gamboa Jr. at the conclusion of “The Best of BSBE” Awarding Ceremony on April 8, 2016 at the Negosyo Center, Negros Occidental Barangay Center (NOBC) bldg., Gatuslao St., Bacolod City.*(James U. Sy Jr./CMAS photo)

Four Houses Razed in Barangay 20

Four houses, including that of Barangay 20 Village Chief Carlo Barredo were razed down by a morning fire yesterday, April 15, in Galo-BBB Streets, Barangay 20, Bacolod City.


Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella helps responding firefighters of the Chamber Volunteer Fire Brigade with their hose to combat the fire that razed Barangay 20 yesterday.*

Mayor Puentevella Confers with City Councilors, Barangay Officials

Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella conferred with incumbent City councilors and Barangay officials last Wednesday together with media practitioners to discuss situational reports all over the City. Most especially on the progress of improvements as well as the overall garbage collection projects. Also, the Monico Kabuhi Ko (MKK) health project which has thus far benefitted over 65,000 Bacolodnons. Included in this undertaking were over a hundred indigents who had to be treated in Metro Manila hospitals.


Mayor Monico O. Puentevella with media practitioners

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.