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CIDG chief in Bacolod held for extortion

BACOLOD CITY –– Police arrested the chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) here and a civilian companion for allegedly extorting money in exchange for unhampered operations of a KTV bar. Major Melvin Madrona, who was assigned as head of the CIDG in Bacolod City last January 2020, and his cohort Jay-R Dela […]

Fire guts 10 houses in Calbayog City

At least 16 houses were ruined by a fire that hit Purok-3, Barangay Capoocan, Calbayog City on Thursday, February 27. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO) ORMOC CITY –– At least 10 houses were destroyed while six others were damaged in a fire that hit Purok 3, Barangay Capoocan, Calbayog City on Thursday, February 27. No one was injured, […]

PNP relieves 52 Civil Security Group personnel over ‘malpractices’

MANILA, Philippines — Fifty-two personnel of the Philippine National Police-Civil Security Group (PNP-CSG) were relieved from their posts due to “reports of malpractices and overfamiliarity with stakeholders”—the third revamp since its current director assumed his post. PNP-CSG director Maj. Gen. Roberto Fajardo said the relieved personnel are composed of 30 commissioned officers—including a Police Colonel—17 […]

High school principal dies inside Isabela hotel

CITY OF ILAGAN –– A 58-year-old high school principal in Tumauini town, Isabela province died inside a hotel room here on Thursday, police said. Police Lieutenant Colonel Virgilio Vi-con Abellera, Ilagan City police chief, said Edford Rico, principal of Lalauanan National High School, could have died of a cardiac arrest. ADVERTISEMENT Initial investigation showed that […]

Motorcyclist dead in hit-and-run in Quezon

LUCENA CITY –– A motorcycle rider died in a hit-and-run incident along the Maharlika Highway in Lopez town in Quezon province early Friday. Quezon police report said the victim Jonald Morales, 51, resident of Barangay Binutas in nearby Calauag town, was hit by a still unknown vehicle in one section of the highway in Barangay […]

1 slain, 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings

LEGAZPI CITY –– Two suspected drug pushers were arrested while another was killed in separate buy-bust operations in the Bicol region on Thursday. In Camarines Norte, Paulo Angelo Era, 31, a fish vendor of Barangay Masalong Salong, Mercedes town, was arrested in Barangay Poblacion 1, Basud town at 7:50 p.m., Colonel Marlon Tejada, provincial police […]

P4M ‘shabu’ seized from 3 men in Bulacan

Over 600 grams were seized from three suspects, who were arrested during a buy-bust operation in Balagtas, Bulacan on Thursday evening. (Photo by Carmela Reyes-Estrope) BALAGTAS, Bulacan –– Police on Thursday seized 622 grams of “shabu” (crystal meth) worth P4.2 million from three suspects during an anti-illegal drug operation at NIA Road in Barangay Santol […]

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