3 persons injured in
Three persons were injured in vehicular accidents inBacolod City yesterday and Wednesday, records from the Bacolod City Police Traffic Management Unit showed.
Those injured were identified by traffic investigator Police Officer 1 Francis Philip Cañete as Cristy Aguilar, 28, of Brgy. Cabug and Rodolfo Sabion, 53, of Villa Felicidad in Brgy. Estefania, both in Bacolod and Maximo Berside, Jr., 22, of Hacienda San Isidro, Talisay City, Negros Occidental.
Aguilar was crossing the pedestrian lane at Araneta Street in Brgy. Singcang- Airport at about 6:45 a.m. yesterday when she wasside-swiped by the motorcycle driven by Gilbert Taciasan, 36, of Brgy. Poblacion in Bago City, in the province.
Aguilar was rushed to the Pablo O. Torre Medical Center in Bacolod with injuries in her body, police records showed.
Berside was also injured when she accidentally fell from hismotorcycle at about 2:30 a.m. yesterday at B.S. Aquino Drive-Lacson streets.
Berside, who was injured, was rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital.
Meanwhile, Sabion was also injured when the tricycle he was driving collided with another tricycle at about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday night, in front of a gasoline station at Burgos Street in Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod.
Sabion, who sustained injuries in his body was also rushed to CLMMRH.*APN
Two suspected robbers were apprehended by Station 4 policemen after they allegedly held -up a balut vendor at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod City.
The police identified those arrested as Jay-R Operio, 26 and Pedro Isulan, 34, both of Banhaw Street in Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod City.
Complainant Elmer Dueñas, 31, of Brgy. Taba-ao in Sagay City, Negros Occidental said he was selling balut at Ilang-ilang Street when the two held him up and took his P900 in cash collection.
Dueñas gave the suspects the money and but later sought the help of Police Officers 1 Gabriel Vasquez and Gilbert Alunanan of the Motorized Anti-Crime Operatives of Police Station 4, who were near the area.
Vasquez and Alunan chased the two but Isulan allegedly fought back by throwing stones at the policemen. The two, however, were subdued and are now detained at Police Station 4 while robbery charges are readied against them.
Meanwhile, Station 1 intelligence operative Police Officer 2 Johnny dela Peña reported the arrest of pickpocket suspect Jemelyn Sorino, 24, of Fortune Town Subdivision, Brgy. Estefania, Bacolod at the Gaisano main at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Cyril Faith Rodriguez of Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod told the police she saw Sorino stealing her pouch that contained two cellular phones valued at P6,500, and P3,800 in cash.
Meanwhile, call center agent Zymbelin Geocadin, 22, of 12th Aguinaldo Street, Bacolod told the police that she was walking to her house at about 4:10 a.m. Wednesday, when one of two men on a motorcycle suddenly snatched her bag and sped away.
Geocadin said her bag contained her ATM and identification cards and a pair of sneakers valued at P500.*APN
Cops seize boat
for ‘illegal fishing’
A fishing boat, locally known as hulbot-hulbot, that was allegedly involved in illegal fishing, was confiscated by the Bago City Police at the shorelines of Brgy. Taloc at about 8 a.m. Wednesday
Bago City police commander, Chief Insp. Simeon Gane said confiscated fishing boat is owned by Orlando Layo of Villa Esperanza in Brgy. Tangub, Bacolod City, and that the operator was caught fishing more or less 1 kilometer off the shorelines of Barangay Taloc.
Gane said there is an existing city ordinance in Bago that bars fishing within 1-kilometer off the shorelines of Bago. He added that they confiscated the fishing boat but released the operator of, whose name he did not disclose, after the owner paid the penalties.
Aside from the fishing boat, the team of Gane and the Bago City Bantay Dagat Task Group led by Police Officer 3 Richard Jamili also confiscated the fishing net used by its operator.
The operation was witnessed by Wilfredo Portal of the Bago City Agriculture Office, Julius Magbanua of the Fishery Law Enforcement Office and Randy Millevo from the office of the city Mayor Ramon Torres.*APN