La Castellana

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Student Dies in Road Crash

A working student of Bacolod City College was killed when bumped and overran by a dump truck along Alijis Road, Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City past 2:00 p.m. Monday.

The victim was identified as Dennis Destor, Jr., 23, single, of Purok Paho, Barangay Taculing, Bacolod.

He sustained head and body injuries and died on the spot.

The victim was riding his motorcycle when overran by the dump truck driven by Joer Navarro of La Castellana.

The suspect voluntarily surrendered to Police Station 7 who investigated the incident.*



3-Year-Old Hit by Bus

A 3-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital in Bacolod City after she was bumped by a Ceres bus at Hacienda Hanoban 1, Barangay Sag-ang, La Castellana town, at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

La Castellana police identified the victim as Bernaline Oliveros Buluron, resident of the said place. She suddently crossed the road.

She sustained injuries and was rescued by the town’s MDRRMC and brought to the Municipal Health Clinic.

She was later transferred to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital.

3 Wanted Persons Nabbed

Police authorities in Negros Occidental continue its campaign against wanted persons and add three more, one each in Binalbagan, La Castellana and Cadiz City.

Police Chief Inspector Anthony Grande, Binalbagan PNP police chief identified the suspect as Dennis Haresco, 40, married, of Sitio Alimango, Barangay San Vicente in the town.

He was arrested on Tuesday for violating Section 7 of RA 9262.

His arrest warrant was issued by Judge Lily Villareal Biton of 4th Judicial Region of the Regional Trial Court, Branch-77 in San Mateo, Rizal dated September 28, 2017.

2 Brothers Killed, Their Pa Hurt in ‘Cycle vs. Truck Collision

Brothers Merjun and Romer Catedral Lopez died while their father Elmer and Orlan Oyos got hurt in a collision between their motorcycle and a Canter cargo truck late Thursday afternoon in Barangay Robles in La Castellana..

Chief Inspector Irma Teoxon, La Castellana PNP chief identified the victims Merjun, 27 and his younger brother Romer, 18, both laborers of Barangay Talaptap in La Castellana.

They sustained head and body injuries and were declared dead on arrival at La Castellana Rural Health Unit by Dr, Nenita Sol-Rodriquez.

Cousin Stabs Cousin Due to Land Conflict

Cousins stabbed one another over a land conflict in Sitio Buragwak, Barangay Manghanoy, La Castellana, Negros Occidental around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Police Chief Inspector Irma Teoxon, La Castellana PNP OIC chief identified the victim as Leo Eseller Espadera, 55, “Alias Tebor”, farmer, widow, also resident of the said addres.

He sustained multiple stab wounds in the stomach and left chest and died on the spot. He reportedly shouted for help and was heard by a witness identified as Michael Edrama who responded to the area.