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Zambales cops foil NPA attack

OFFICERS manning a small police detachment in Botolan, Zambales early morning yesterday foiled a suspected New People’s Army plot to raid their facility after engaging the gunmen in a firefight. A Police Regional Office 3 report said that some 20…

Batangas trader gunned down

TUY, Batangas -- A 35-year-old businessman was shot dead by three unidentified assailants while walking on his way home in Bgy. Palico Saturday afternoon. Town police chief Senior Insp. Domingo D. Ballesteros identified the slain businessman as Darell Reyes Rosano,…

Reds storm ex-soldier’s home in Cagayan

SOME 30 heavily-armed New People’s Army guerrillas attacked the house of a retired Army soldier in Baggao, Cagayan late evening Sunday, wounding two innocent civilians, Police Regional Office 2 director Chief Supt. Robert G. Quenery said yesterday. The official said…

2 ‘Akyat-Bahay’ men, 9 pushers nabbed in Pampanga

CITY of San Fernando, Pampanga -- Police arrested two “Akyat-Bahay Gang” members posing as construction workers in Bgy. San Vicente, Bacolor town, over the weekend. This developed as eight men and a woman were arrested for drug pushing in various…

Teen nabbed for dad’s slay in ZamboNor

POLICE arrested a 16-year-old boy for allegedly hacking his own father to death for still unknown reason the other day in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte. The suspect, who was immediately placed under the custody of Department of Social Welfare and…

Driver killed, employer unhurt in Batangas ambush

TANAUAN City, Batangas -- A 40-year-old driver was killed while his employer was unharmed when unidentified motorcycle-riding suspects fired shots at their vehicle in Bgy. Balele, here, the other day. Chief Insp. Melquiades Beradio Puntalba of the Tanauan City Police…

Ecija trader cheats death in gun attack by drinking pal

BONGABON, Nueva Ecija -- A 53-year-old businessman cheated death after being shot twice by a drunk companion during a drinking spree on Saturday night here. Town police commander Chief Insp. George C. Calauad said businessman Javier Alvarez escaped unhurt during…

Bgy kagawad dies in clash

NOVELETA, Cavite -- A barangay kagawad suspected to be a drug suspect was killed in a clash with local policemen during the implementation of a search warrant to the suspect, a report by Senior Insp. Henry Salazar, officer-in-charge (OIC) of…

Wanted Quezon rapist collared after 3 years

BUENAVISTA, QUEZON -- After three years of hiding, a wanted felon in Batangas who has been accused of raping his stepdaughter and molesting the latter’s two daughters was finally arrested in Bgy. San Isidro Ilaya, here, on Friday. Quezon police…

Ecija contractor gunned down

SAN ISIDRO, Nueva Ecija -- A 60-year-old contractor was shot dead by unidentified sedan-riding men after bringing his three grandchildren to school last Friday morning here. Chief Insp. Romeo M. Gamis Jr., town police chief, identified the slain victim as…

Bulacan cops kill armed druggies, arrest 22

UNDERCOVER officers of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office shot and killed four armed drug offenders in separate gunbattles in the province and arrested 22 others this week, local police director, Senior Superintendent Romeo M. Caramat Jr. reported yesterday. In a…

Man shot dead, daughter unhurt

TALAVERA, Nueva Ecija -- A 61-year-old man was shot dead while his young daughter was unscathed after an unidentified motorcycle-riding man fired shots at them here last Friday morning. Killed was Danilo Baldedara, bargain organizer, of Bgy. Calipahan, this town.…

9 most wanted fall in manhunt ops

NINE most wanted men in the country were arrested by agents of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in separate manhunt operations this week, PNP-CIDG chief, Director Roel B. Obusan said yesterday. Five of the suspects identified…

PDEA nabs 4 ‘high value’ drug targets

A ‘HIGH-VALUE’ drug target in Koronadal City was arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in a buy-bust operation last Friday, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña announced yesterday. Suspect Joseph Estrera, a 45-year old jobless resident of…

Boy, 9, dies from ‘meningo’ in Quezon

A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy was feared to have died from the dreaded meningococcal disease Thursday at a private hospital in Lopez, Quezon. The victim, who died at 2 a.m., was diagnosed with CNS (Central Nervous System) infection. Dr. Jose Mercado, the…
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