Sagay City

Shooting in Sagay Worsens, Village Chief Denies Hand

SAGAY CITY - The village chief of Barangay Divina Colonia here denied participation in shooting the father and son in Sitio Balabag about 5:30pm Tuesday, Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay City PNP chief said.

As this developed, Corpuz has tasked his investigators to go to the hinterland barangay and conduct their own investigation of the incident yesterday.

Pa, Son and Passerby Nabbed with Shabu, Firearms

SAGAY CITY, Negros Occidental - A father and his son and a passerby were arrested by Sagay City PNP in illegal drug bust and a passerby yielded shabu and firearms in Sitio Cabiguhan, Barangay Lopez Jaena here, about 8:30 pm Monday.

Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay City PNP Officer-in-Charge identified the suspects as Alexander Briones, Sr. and Alexander, Jr.

The other suspect was identified as Miguel Reyes Mihasa, 30 years old, single and resident of Purok Villaceran, also of the barangay.

Sagay Barangays Get Water Purifier from Japanese Company

Inada Inc, a well-known Japanese company in partnership with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Power Foundation donated two units of technologically-advanced water purifier system to the upland Barangays of Baviera and Colonia Divina in Sagay City, recently.

A resident gets a taste of purified water from Aqua Cube Water Filter installed at Colonia Divina in Sagay City.* (Capitol photos)

Sagay’s Top Drug Personality Nabbed

One of the top ten drug personalities in Sagay City was nabbed in a buy bust operation Friday at 7:00pm.

Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Corpuz, Sagay City PNP chief identified the suspect as Gerson Esquerra, 39, “Alias George” of Avanceña Street, Barangay Poblacion 2 in the city.

Esquerra was in the top 5 list of the watch list of Sagay City PNP.

Recovered from him were two big elongated sachets of suspected shabu, four plastic sachets with traces of suspected shabu, marked money, two cellular phones and other drug paraphernalia.

Cops Seize FAs, Illegal Drugs in Raids

SAGAY CITY - A city government employee here was nabbed in a raid at Sitio Mahawan, Barangay Vito and confiscated firearms and assorted ammunitions and illegal drug paraphernalia about 5pm, Sunday.

This came after the raid of a person in Barangay Bunga, Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental about 5:00 am Saturday and confiscated were homemade firearms and equipment in making homemade firearms.

Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) also confiscated three .45 caliber Colt and Springfield Army pistol Sunday in Barangay Cabatangan, Talisay City.


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