Bago City

No. 7 in Drug Watchlist Nabbed

Bago City PNP led by Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., arrested the city’s No. 7 in drug watch list in a buy bust operation Tuesday evening in Torres Street, Barangay Poblacion. Cachumbo identified the suspect as Ben Benito Herrera, “alias Michael Herrera,” 42 years old, of Purok Esmeralda in the same barangay.

Cachumbo said they confiscated three elongated sachets of shabu including the buy bust item worth P7, 000 in market value.

Aunt Threatened by Nephew for Land Dispute

A 67-year-old woman has complaint to Bago City PNP that she and her family were threatened to be killed by the nephew of his late husband who he also shot dead in 1997 due to land dispute in Purok Rosas, Barangay Balingasag, Bago City.

Mrs. Salvacion Estrevenson claimed that the nephew of his late husband Luis was threatened with gunfires atop her roof on Monday. The suspect even told the victim he was able to shoot the roof of their house which caused fear to them.

Canadian national, 5 others hurt in mishap

A Canadian national was injured and his five other companions after they hit a mahogany tree in the national highway of Purok Malunggay, Barangay Pacol, Bago City around 9:00 AM, Tuesday.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the victim as Brian Gohannes Young, 40, single, Canadian national and temporarily billeted in Bacolod City.

2 Killed, 2 Hurt in Cockpit Shooting

A civilian guard of Negros Coliseum cockpit and a policeman from Iloilo were killed in a shooting incident past 8:45 PM Monday in SP Village, Barangay Pahanocoy, Bacolod City.

Declared dead on arrival at Bacolod South General Hospital located in the barangay was Rex Villaluz, of legal age, native of Barangay Tabugon, Kabankalan City due to multiple gunshot wounds in the body.