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Toughie’s house in Caloocan raided

ACTING on complaints that he is involved in cases of indiscriminate firing, agents of the National Capital Region Police Office of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group on Thursday raided a suspected neighborhood toughie’s house in Caloocan…

Atienza’s appeal: Vote for true Manilans Lim, Ali

“KUNIN ninyo ang pera dahil sa inyo ’yan pero sundin ang konsensiya. Iboto ang totoong taga-rito.” Ito ang mahigpit na panawagang ginawa ni dating alkalde at ngayon ay BUHAY Partylist Congressman Lito Atienza, kasabay ng paghingi ng suporta para sa…

PNP on alert for Labor Day rallies

NATIONAL Capital Region Police Office chief Director Joel D. Pagdilao yesterday said all security preparations are in place in Metro Manila to help ensure peace and order during expected Labor Day rallies today. Pagdilao said members of Civil Disturbance Management…

Liga ng Bgy of QC backs Romualdez

THE 142-strong Liga ng Barangay of Quezon City yesterday endorsed Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez. Quezon City Councilor Ricky Corpus, Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) president, cited Romualdez’s sterling track record as public official and legislator. Corpuz said the local officials…

Gov’t employees to get 14th month pay on May 15

Government employees will receive a 14th-month pay on May 15, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said yesterday. This is a mid-year bonus equivalent to a month’s basic salary, in line with Executive Order No. 201 signed by President…

Meralco employee faces raps for stealing copper wires

AN employee of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) is facing charges for stealing copper wires inside the company premises in Pasig City the other day. Suspect Nelson Pacheco Jr., 29, Meralco technician, of Bgy. Sta. Ana, Taytay, Rizal, was charged…

Druggie couple caught in the act

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AUTHORITIES arrested a couple while sniffing shabu inside a public cemetery yesterday morning in Malabon City. Malabon Police Station Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (SAID-SOTG) investigator SPO2 Redentor Mantala Jr. identified the suspects as Nolie dela Cruz, 47, and…

Man stabbed dead by stepdad

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AN employee of a massage parlor was stabbed dead by his stepfather following a heated altercation Wednesday night in Navotas City. Eric Joe Flor, of Sta. Maria, Bulacan, died while being rushed to Navotas City Hospital. His stepfather, Heriberto Laguartilla,…

Dismissed cop held for shabu, gun

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A dismissed policeman was arrested for possession of shabu and an unlicensed firearm yesterday morning in Caloocan City. Caloocan police chief Senior Supt. Bartolome Bustamante said Jacinto Suminig, 40, of Lucky Homes Subdivision, was arrested by operatives of Station Anti-Illegal…

Jobless man shot dead

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AN unidentified gunman shot dead a 31-year-old jobless man in front of onlookers in a busy street in Bgy. Tangos yesterday in Navotas City. Patrick dela Cruz, of 47 E. Ablola St., Bgy. Tangos, died on the spot from bullet…

QC village watchmen chief nabbed for grave threat, gun

Quezon City policemen arrested an abusive chief of village watchmen in Quezon City yesterday for grave threats and violation of RA 10591 (Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act). The suspect, identified as Arnold Rivera Nolasco, 36, executive officer of Nayong…

Girl dies, 500 families left homeless in twin fires

A five-year-old girl died while some 500 families were displaced in two separate fire incidents yesterday in Taguig and Las Piñas cities. Arson investigators identified the fatality as Christine Roces, of Bgy. Tuktukan, Taguig. The report said Roces, who was…

Ombudsman orders filing of charges vs Rep. Olaño, et al

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the filing of charges against Davao del Norte 1st District Rep. Arrel Olaño for the misappropriation of his 2007 Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) totaling P9.97 million. Olaño is facing charges of direct bribery and…
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