Two wanted men arrested
Two men wanted for robbery and homicide charges were arrested by the police in Bacolod City Friday.
The police identified those arrested as Dennis Robles, 27, of Purok Magnolia, Brgy. 7, and Eric Delgado, “alias Tata”, 25, of Purok A.C. Yulo, Brgy. Sum-ag, Bacolod.
Station 2 policemen nabbed Robles for service of sentence on the strength of the warrant of arrest for robbery charges, issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 42 Judge Fernando Elumba, at about 3 p.m. in Purok Magnolia, Brgy. 7.
Delgado was arrested for homicide charges at about 7 p.m. at Crossing Abuanan Road in Brgy. Sum-ag, Bacolod.
The warrant for his arrest was issued by RTC Branch 46 Judge Eliseo Geolingo, who set his bail at P40,000. Delgado is now detained at the lock-up cell of Station 9, the police said.*SGG
Cops nab 2 for illegal gambling
A bettor and a bet collector for the illegal number’s game jai alai were arrested at Celine Homes Subdivision in Brgy. Estefania, Bacolod City, at about 11 p.m. Saturday.
Station 4 policemen, who were on patrol operation, arrested Harold de Asis, 32, while he was soliciting bets from Angelo Luzina, 18, both of Purok Kaburihan in Brgy. Estefania, Bacolod.
Recovered from de Asis were a tipster with the codename “Bullet”, a ballpen, bundle of betting stubs with written number combinations, and P84 in bet money; and from Luzina a sheet of betting stub with written number combinations, police records show.
Charges for violation of Republic Act 9287, or illegal gambling, will be filed against de Asis and Luzina before the Bacolod City Prosecutor’s Office, the police said.*SGG
A man suspected of stealing the wall clock of a former barangay kagawad was mauled by bystanders at 14 Roxas Avenue in Brgy. 39, Bacolod City, at about 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Station 1 commander, Chief Insp. Levy Pangue, identified the suspect as Romeo Villarosa, 25, of Rodriguez Fire, Brgy. 16, Bacolod.
Investigation showed that Villarosa stole a wooden wall clock, worth P4,000, from the house of Allan Camarite, 49. Witness Jose Mari Jimenez said Villarosa was caught and mauled by bystanders, but he was able to escape and run to a pasalubong center in Brgy. 39, where he was arrested by the police.
Villarosa denied that he stole the wall clock, and said he was in the area to get money from a friend, whose name he did not disclose.
The police said Villarosa will be charged for theft before the Bacolod City Prosecutor's Office this week.*SGG