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Woman nabbed in Binalbagan buy bust

A woman was arrested in drug buy bust conducted by Binalbagan police in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Villa Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario in the town around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Police Chief Inspector Albert Sy, OIC police chief of Binalbagan PNP identified the suspect as Lilibeth Villegas Artajo, 45, married, of Villa Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario.

Payao Elementary School is nat’l champ

A public elementary school in Barangay Payao in Binalbagan town, also being supported by the municipal government, won a top national award and two other national awards yesterday.

Binalbagan Mayor Emmanuel Aranda told NDB, Payao Elementary School was adjudged as the champion, in the entire country, in the 2017 National Search for Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Schools, elementary category.

It also emerged as the Nestle Water Leadership Awardee, and also Landbank Green Leadership Awardee.

4 Suspects Nabbed in Store Robbery

Four suspects including two minors responsible in robbing Sherrie-Anne’s Department Store in Barangay Progreso, Binalbagan town were arrested in a police follow up operation after the incident was discovered 8:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Two of the suspects were identified as Romeo Cajulao Hermoso, 23, “Alias Junior,” of Sta. Maria Subdivision, Barangay Sto. Rosario, Binalbagan and Jimmy Francisco Sarad, 18, “Alias Megathon,” of Sitio Alo, Barangay Enclaro, also of the town.