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Bookies pay huge amount for arrested employees’ bail

THE operators of bookies in Laguna are just so busy that they go weekly to different regional trial courts in the province to post bail for their employees caught collecting bets from their clients. It was learned that the said…

Man with stolen cock nabbed at Ecija cockpit

SAN Leonardo, Nueva Ecija -- A man who brought a stolen fighting cock to the Peñaranda Cockpit Arena was nabbed after its true owner caught him in the said arena, here, last Saturday. Town police commander Chief Insp. Ranny G.…

8 ASG bandits surrender in Talipao

EIGHT members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) surrendered with their firearms to the government forces the other day in Talipao, Sulu. Joint Task Force Sulu commander Brig. Gen. Ciri-lito Sobejana identified the surrenderers as Rakib Usman Mujakkil, 35, Sadhikal…

Today a holiday in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- Today, November 13, is a non-special working holiday as the province marks the birth anniversary of Eugenio Perez, first Pangasinense who became Speaker of the Philippine legislature. RA No. 6721, declaring November 13 each year a special…

DepEd exec utas, 4 sugatan sa sakuna sa Aurora

SAN Luis, Aurora -- Patay ang isang opisyal ng Department of Education (DepEd) samantalang apat namang kasamahan nito ang sugatan makaraang bumangga ang kanilang sinasak-yang van sa puno sa Sitio Hiwalayan, dito noong isang araw. Kinilala ng pulisya ang biktima…

2 dead, 4 critically hurt in Batangas mishap

PADRE Garcia, Batangas -- Two men were killed while four others were critically injured when the tricycle they were riding accidentally collided with a motorcycle in Bgy. San Felipe, here, the other night. Police identified the fatalities as Allem Alday…

Baywalk, fisherman’s wharf construction in Sual opposed

HUNDREDS of residents and fish cage operators are opposing the ongoing construction of a ‘baywalk and fisherman’s wharf’ in Sual, Pangasinan alleging it is being built illegally by the local government since it has no Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) permit…

‘STL-cabo’ nabbed, 14 others flee in Ecija raid

GAPAN CITY -- An alleged Small Time Lottery bet collector (cabo) was arrested while 14 of his cohorts allegedly escaped when police operatives raided an illegal bookie joint in the city last Friday night. Nabbed was Rolando Palon, 53, STL…

3 arrested over unlicensed guns

THREE Abra residents were arrested by the local police in separate anti-crime operations which netted loose firearms and ammunition, Cordillera Police Regional Office director, Chief Superintendent Elmo Francis Sarona said yesterday. “This is in line with our ongoing crackdown against…

Romblon’s most wanted falls

ONE of Romblon province’s most wanted was captured by agents of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group after five years of hiding in Quezon City, officials announced yesterday. Suspect Dionisio Gonzales, a 61-year old farmer from Sitio…

Brods’ knife duel: 1 dies, 1 wounded

ONE died and one was wounded as two butchers stabbed each other over a grudge last Friday afternoon inside a public market in Silang Cavite. Police identified the two who duelled with 12 inch long butcher knives as Ricardo Galvez…

Triker shot dead

A tricycle driver who was sitting at a waiting shed was shot dead by two unidentified assailants in Bgy. Poblacion at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday. Town police station head Senior Insp. Ireneo B. Bajado identified the victim as Felixberto Agojo, 46,…

Bulacan cops capture ‘serial killer’

A KNOWN serial killer in Bulacan was arrested by the local police in an operation in San Miguel town last Wednesday, Bulacan Police Provincial Office director Senior Supt. Romeo M. Caramat Jr. said yesterday. Ronnie Rueda, 55, farmer, was tracked…

8 of 10 reported crimes petty cases -- PNP

NON-INDEX crimes, which are mostly violation of special laws and other less serious criminal offenses, comprised the huge chunk of the total crime volume recorded by the Philippine National Police from January to October this year, officials said on Thursday.…
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