Don Salvador Benedicto
A police officer assigned at Negros Occidental Police Public Safety Company (NOPPSC) and his back rider was hurt after their motorcycle accidentally bumped against an oncoming truck about 8:30AM, Tuesday in Don Salvador Benedicto (DSB) town.
Traffic reports said PO1 Juanito Lambating and back rider Rojan Palomar, 25, of San Carlos City were on board a Suzuki motorcycle when he lost control while maneuvering a sharp curve at Kilometer 40, Purok Tuburan, Brgy. Pandanon, DSB and collided against a Fuso truck with plate number FDG 498 driven by July Bansiloy, 27, of DSB. The truck was traversing from the opposite direction where the motorcycle was running.
Police authorities in Don Salvador Benedicto are in pursuit of the suspects in the shooting of a 40-year old woman by two riding in tandem men about 5:50PM, Thursday at Brgy. Igmaya-an in the town.
PInsp. Celjun D. Nemenio, of Don Salvador Benedicto Police Station said Chona Libo-on, 40, was with her husband Delbert when two unidentified men on board a motorcycle shot at them hitting the victim on the left portion of the chest and right arm.
The damage of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ to crops, fisheries, and livestock have reached more than P100.4 million as of 3 p.m. yesterday, according to the latest partial report of the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol.
Damage to palay and corn is P84,556,222; fisheries—P14,624,565; and high-value commercial crops—P1,350,643, according to provincial agriculturist Igmedio Tabianan.
Damage to livestock and poultry is PP45,748,266, according to provincial veterinarian Renante Decena.
A pregnant woman of eight months was rushed to the hospital after she reportedly shot herself inside her mother’s house at Sitio Kinabong, Brgy. Igmayaan, Don Salvador Benedicto, Friday.
Police report identified the victim as Rogeline Malisyano, 24, shot herself with an improvised shotgun and brought to the nearest hospital facility, later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH) for further treatment.
BETWEEN KILOMETERS 49 AND 52 along the eco-tourism highway of Salvador Benedicto town and San Carlos City are portions of the road network made dangerous by soil erosion, landslide and slippery mud due to heavy rains a few days ago. This is just one of several dangerspots that rendered the highway impassable for more than a day a few days ago. Yesterday, an hour after this photo was taken, a vehicle reportedly almost fell into one of these.* (Arman Toga photo)
Members of the Negros Occidental Garden Club joined forces last Saturday with the municipality of Salvador Benedicto in support of its Adopt-a-tree program. Garden Club members, led by club president Lourdes Mercado, donated and planted a number of six-foot-tall Norfolk pine trees.
Two men wanted for criminal charges were apprehended by police authorities of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) through its intensified campaign against persons with standing warrant of arrest.
Over in Pontevedra town, local police arrested Jovanie Ban, 19, of Hacienda Carmenchica, Brgy. Don Salvador Benedicto for frustrated murder charges.
PO2’s Ronald Carcener and Romelo Tanaleon effected the arrest through a warrant in criminal case number 422 issued by Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 63 Judge Anita Guanzon Chua with bail recommended at P200,000 for Ban’s temporary release.
Musically Yours was again invited to entertain at the Induction of officers of Negros Occidental Lioc Kui Fraternity.
Inducted into office yesterday at the Garden Royale, Goldenfield Commercial Complex are the following:
President, Benjamin Barcelona; Vice Presidents: Antonio Jocson, Frank King, Juanito Ang and Leoncio Ang. Past President is Alfredo Barcelona (Hung Wei Yuan)
Directors were: Noel Lim, Tony Lim, Benjie Barcelona, Richard King, John Leo Ang, Jason Barcelona, Alan King, David Lim, Pete Barcelona, Robert Lopez, James Lim, Albert Ang, Miguel Ang, Nicole Jocson, Peter Ang, Jerome Ang, Danilo Jocson, and Jerome King.