Detained ‘Tangay-Benta’ syndicate member in trouble anew

A 30-year-old woman arrested for her involvement with a syndicate engaged in the so-called ‘Tangay-Benta’ scheme which has victimized scores of unsuspecting persons in the country found herself in trouble anew after a record check showed she is the subject of a warrant of arrest for carnapping, National Capital Region Police Office chief, Director Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar said yesterday.

Over P40-M cocaine recovered in Catanduanes

Police Regional Office 5 director Chief Supt. Arnel Escobal said fishermen Marcel Benosa, 33; Danilo Villasana, 65; and Tirso Bandola, 47, all residents of Bgy. Bugao in Bagamanoc municipality, chanced upon a black fishnet containing the contraband with the ‘$ sign’ while fishing in the area at 1 p.m. on Monday.

PNP keeps tight watch on poll ‘hotspots’

THE Philippine National Police will be tightly guarding Mindanao and other areas in Luzon and Visayas declared as election “hotspots” by the Commission on Elections amid validated threats by various groups to disrupt the peaceful holding of the May 13 national and local elections, PNP spokesman Sr. Supt. Bernard Banac said.

Arson try at Eusebio’s house in CamSur

March 24, 2019
LIBMANAN, Camarines Sur -- A still unidentified man barged into the residence of former Pasig City Mayor and Camarines Sur congressional candidate Maribel Andaya-Eusebio but escaped leaving behind several plastic bottles of gasoline at the garage when the house caretaker chased him.

Batangas vice mayor faces another graft case

March 24, 2019
BATANGAS, SAN Pascual Vice Mayor Antonio Dimayuga is again facing charges of graft and misconduct before the Office of the Ombudsman, less than two weeks after being charged for delaying the passage of the municipal budget due to alleged political reasons as a member of the Sangguniang Bayan, this time for favoring a water utility company without having to go through any public bidding.