Silay City

2 Killed in Motorcycle Mishap

A motorcycle driver and his backrider were killed when they collided with a dumptruck loaded with sand and gravel in Crossing Antipolo, Barangay San Juan, Pontevedra in Negros Occidental about 3:50PM Monday.

Police Senior Inspector Ariel Pico, Pontevedra PNP chief identified the two as Wilfredo Magliquian, 46, of Barangay Haguimit, La Carlota City and Roberto Gregorio, legal age of Barangay San Juan, Pontevedra, Negros Occ.

Both sustained head and body injuries and rushed to Valladolid District Hospital where they were declared dead-on-arrival.

Murder Suspect Yields Firearm

Silay City police operatives arrested a person with arrest warrant for murder and also yielded a .45 caliber firearm at Burgos Street, Bacolod City about 10:30 pm, Monday.

Prudencio Rosarito Montemayor, Jr., 28, of Hacienda Omagap 1, Barangay Eustaquio Lopez in Silay City was recovered with one .45 caliber firearm with Serial Number 441179 with one magazine loaded with seven live ammunitions.

His arrest warrant was issued by Judge Dyna Doll Chiongson-Trocio of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 40 in Silay City dated June 18, 2015.

1 Killed in Silay; 2 Wounded in Cadiz City Shooting

One was shot dead while two others were wounded in separate shooting incidents in Silay City Thursday and in Sitio Star Apple, Barangay Luna in Cadiz City about 8:00am yesterday.

Silay City PNP identified the victim as Rene Obas, 47 of Hacienda Alagisan Lopez in Barangay Bagtik in the city where the incident also happened Thursday night. He sustained gunshot wounds in the chest and stomach causing his death.

Police identified the suspect as Glenn Gonzales, also of the said place who fled after the shooting.

Twister Hits Silay City

A baby tornado struck and destroyed houses in Purok Patoloy, Zone 5, Barangay Mambulac, Silay City at about 4 yesterday afternoon.

Eight houses were destroyed and 26 were damaged, according to village chief Jojo Sumiller.

Sumiller immediately dispatched his Barangay Disaster Risk and Rescue Management team to assist the victims.

The eight destroyed houses were owned by Richelle Jupida, Mary Ann Jacosalem, Dodong Ortilla, Modesto Juntado, Nenita Antiporda, Gina Ortilla and Mark Numotos.

He initially gave three kilos of rice for each family.