Bago City

Bago PNP Collars Drug Suspect in Buy Bust

An illegal drug suspect was nabbed by Bago City PNP Saturday evening after a buy bust operation.

Rogin Iligan, 38 years old, married, of Purok Sampaguita, Barangay Poblacion, Bago City,

was caught after handing a sachet of suspected shabu in exchange of P300 marked money to undercover agent.

Another big sachet of elongated suspected shabu was recovered from him.

He denied he is into illegal drug trade, but his cellphone was confiscated by police operatives with a customer having transaction with him who would meet him in a gasoline station the next day.

Puregold Opens New Branch, Employs 200 Bacolodnons

The 4th branch in Bacolod City and 5th in Negros Occidental, Puregold Price Club Inc has opened another branch at 888 Chinatown Square along Gatuslao Street, employing 200 Bacolod residents. The opening over the weekend was graced by the presence of Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella, Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr, and Puregold Vice President for Operations Antonio De Los Santos and several business tycoons in town.

PUREGOLD 888 Chinatown Square branch opens: Gracing the opening are Bacolod City Mayor Monico O. Puentevella (3rd from left) and Puregold Price Club, Inc. Vice President for Operations Antonio De Los Santos, (5th). Joining them are Puregold Regional Manager James Balingit, Jr. (1st); Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr., Rev. Fr. Ireneo Gordoncillo, Mr. William Ongsingco, (6th), mall owner and 888 Chinatown mall Manager Rex Ramos. The new branch is located at Gatuslao Street. But shoppers can also take the San Juan Street or the Gatuslao Street entrances.*

RCBE Chooses Ms. MassKara -Rotary-Advocacy

The Rotary Club of Bacolod has chosen Ms. MassKara-Rotary-Advocacy from among the eleven MassKara queen candidates who submitted themselves to the process during the final judging held Friday (September 25) in time for the regular meeting of the Rotary-East at Chalet, L’Fisher hotel in Bacolod City.

The official winner will however be known during the pageant night to be held on October 12 at the SMX convention center.

Jail Officers Intensify Tree Planting Activities

Jail officers of the Negros Occidental District Jail (NODJ) planted about 300 mahogany seedlings along the barangay road of Tabunan, Bago City.

Schoolchildren of I Makilan Elementary School are excited to partake of the hot soup and fresh milk provided by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology–Negros Occidental District Jail during a feeding program in Barangay Tabunan, Bago City.*(EAD-PIA6/BJMP photo)

Bago Police Nabs Extortionist

A man was arrested in an entrapment operation by Bago City PNP, Tuesday.

Police Superintendent David Cachumbo, Jr., Bago City PNP chief identified the suspect as Jose Alex Matchico Jamili, 50, resident of Purok Ilaya, Barangay Taloc, Bacolod City.

Jamili was complaint by a housewife, Guia Guillen Ubugon, 35, married, of Barangay Taloc in the city that Jamili introduced himself as a certain “Greg” who threatened to kill her family if she does not give a certain amount.

The threats were done through text messages in her cellphone.


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