Elements of Ilog Police apprehended a local for the crime of physical injuries in a police operation about 11AM, yesterday at Brgy. Vista Alegre.
PSInsp. Joshua A. Villasis, police chief effected the arrest of Jimmy Gonzales Sr., 57, through a warrant in criminal case number 13-07-1875 for serious physical injuries issued by Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) Ilog-Candoni Judge Phoebe Gargantiel-Balbin.
A bail bond is set at P10, 000 for Gonzales’ temporary release. He is presently detained for failure to post bail.
Meanwhile, PSupt. Santiago Y. Rapiz, Victorias City Police chief arrested Mark Philip Mercaral, 25, of De Leon St., Brgy. 2 at about 1:40PM, Tuesday for violation of Presidential Decree (PD) 1602 or illegal gambling law.
Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) through its intensified campaign against persons with warrant of arrest apprehended two persons for alleged child abuse and two others for murder and malversation of public funds, Thursday last week.
PSInsp. Joshua Villasis, of Ilog Police supervised the arrest of Sulficio Borra Jr. with PO2 Jethro A. Molo, warrant and subpoena section for the crime of acts of lasciviousness in relation to Republic Act (RA) 7610 or the anti-child abuse law.
The rural folks in Brgy Tabu, Ilog, Negros Occidental are grateful to the army’s 47th Infantry Battalion based in Cauayan, through Lt Col Ariel Reyes, commanding officer, and the Iloilo-based non-government organization (NGO) Kayang-Kayang Mission, for the skills in-puts not only for adults but children too. The creative arts workshop and livelihood training was a joint endeavor the army and Kayang-kayang, aimed at providing skills for their livelihood endeavors, was conducted over the weekend at the Tabu National High School, wherein the children from Grade 1 to high school, enjoyed the creative arts workshop. While both men and women learned the simple sewing skills, like sewing pillow cases, and short pants, paper charcoal making, also cooking puto kutsinta, therapeutic massage, as well as preparation of lemon grass juice and oil for massage. All skills inputs are easy to learn, and they could start livelihood without necessarily going out from their houses.
The children were able to learn the art of painting in the cups and papers, and produce paper bags for gift wrapping purposes.
Isabel Grace Villegas, president of Kayang-Kayang, and her Eva Villegas, conducted the skills training and creative arts workshop. They were assisted by Battalion Executive officer Maj. Rene Berneza, Lt Rigor Borja- executive officer of A Company; Capt. Franklin Embat - CMO; and Lt. Aileen Macanan - S1.
Warrants of arrest have been issued by the New People’s Army (NPA) main command in the island, the Apolinario Gatmaitan Command, against the suspected mastermind and alleged hitmen and rogue elements, belonging to the Revolutionary Proletarian Army- Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB) based in Southern Negros, its spokesman with the nom de guerre Juanito Magbanua II, declared in a statement issued yesterday, but dated July 8.
Magbanua II said that the warrants for the arrest of suspects in the alleged murder of Arles included Rustom Puro, Marvin Salve, the alleged actual triggerman, Jesse Daguia, Eddie Fortunado, Alejandro Capunong, Gerald Tabujara, all RPA-ABB members, Emmanuel Medes, an aide of Ilog Mayor John Paul Alvarez, and whom the rebel spokesperson said was the mastermind of the murder, former Ilog town Mayor John Paul Alvarez, now vice-mayor of the town, after his three-term stint. His brother, JR Alvarez is now the chief executive of Ilog town.
Elements of Ilog Police Station apprehended a local resident facing theft charges through its campaign against persons with warrant of arrest about 9:30PM, Tuesday at Sitio Hunasan, Brgy. I, in the said town.
PSInsp. Joshua A. Villasis, police chief led the arrest of Michael Montalvo, 31, through a warrant in criminal case number 11-03-1829 issued by Municipal Circuit Trial Court (MCTC) by Ilog-Candoni Judge Phoebe A. Gargantiel-Balbin on May 11, 2011.
A bail bond set at P8,000 was recommended for Montalvo’s temporary release who is presently detained at Ilog Police Station.
Meanwhile, a homemade 12-gauge shotgun or "sulpak" with one live ammunition inside its chamber was confiscated from Jesus Apdo, 35, of Brgy. Singcang-Airport in Bacolod City.
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Another loose firearm was confiscated from a resident of Ilog town by Brgy. Tabu Peacekeeping Action Team (BPAT) in an operation about 4PM, Wednesday for violation of Comelec gun ban.
BPAT members Hernani Singganon, Marvin Oliveros, Teodolfo Belando and Eulogio Perando endorsed to Ilog Police Lester Paul Pallares alias Tiboli, 23, of Sitio Mambusao, Brgy. Tabu for having in his possession an improvised shotgun with fired cartridge and one ammunition.
Pallares is locked up for further investigation and filing of criminal charges.* (RRM)
Three men facing charges for murder, attempted murder and frustrated homicide were apprehended in Negros Occidental by police authorities, Tuesday through its intensified campaign against persons with warrants of arrest.
Over in Isabela town, PSInsp. Ramil Sarona with his men collared Gerardo Canselo alias Moroy, 51, of Sitio Alibangbang, Brgy. San Agustin through a warrant with criminal case number 3753 for the crime of murder issued by Judge Jorge Patriarca with no bail recommended for his temporary release. He is detained at Isabela Police Station prior to commitment to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) facility.
Meanwhile, Jo-an Bercolano, 29, of Brgy. 6 in Victorias City was nabbed by the authorities for the crime of multiple attempted murder with criminal case numbers 8922-69 and 2013-48 with bail bond fixed at P120,000.
The arrest of Bercolano was effected at Rizal St., Silay City about 3:25PM, Tuesday.
The Regional Trial Court (RTC) already received from the Department of Justice (DOJ) the information for the filing of the murder charges against seven of the suspects in the killing of the magistrate in a lonely spot in Manalad in Ilog town, Philip Arles, a son of the judge said yesterday in text messages sent to media people.
After the RTC receipt of information from the DOJ, the judicial procedure is to file formal charges against the suspects in the court, and warrants of arrest issued by the court. If it will be remembered, earlier, the DOJ ruled that there is probable cause for the murder case and that in a few days, the court will issue warrants of arrest for apprehension of the seven suspects in the murder case.
Eight members of the Philippine Army and a civilian were injured in a road accident after their canter truck fell about 11AM, Friday along the national road at Sitio Moog, Brgy. Vista Alegre, Ilog town.
Traffic report said the green-colored canter truck 47th Infantry Battalion of Philippine Army based in Brgy. Tiling, Cauayan with plate number SHL 769 driven by Private Gerald Pulviras, 24, was moving towards Kabankalan City when it swerved and accidentally fell on the right side of the road. Pulviras with Capt. Glenford Libre; PFC’s Lawrence Parreño, Julius Araneta, Joemar Andal and Dario Tolentino; Corporals Jerome Punsalan and Hane Charl Tureta and Sgt. Ronilo Aguacito with civilian Ma. Fe Gallardo.
The victims were rushed to Don Lorenzo Memorial District Hospital in Kabankalan City for medical treatment while follow-up investigation of the incident was referred to SPO2 Rygie Pigar.