PRO-7 chief orders speedy probe on Bayawan, NegOr shooting

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) ordered a speedy investigation on the recent shooting incident inside a coffee shop in Barangay Kalumboyan, Bayawan City, Negros Oriental. In a…

Gesture of widowed Bayawan traffic enforcer inspires netizens

Immae Lachica 09/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A traffic enforcer helping an elderly cross the street is not something new to many. “What’s the big deal?” some would say. “It’s part of his job,” others would comment. But when that traffic…

In Bayawan City, Brgy Nangka residents declare rebels ‘persona non grata’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Residents of Barangay Nangka in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental do not want rebels to stay in their community. To show their condemnation against members of the Communist Terrorist Groups-New People’s Army (CTG-NPA), residents have…

NegOr police investigating shooting of man who just received SAP aid

Florence Baesa 04/27/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—Police are hunting down the suspect in the shooting of a 35-year-old man who just received his cash assistance under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the national government on Monday morning, April 27,…

13 men rounded up in NegOr for ECQ violation

Florence Baesa 04/13/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental-Police rounded up 13 individuals on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, for defiance of the enhanced community quarantine implementation. Among those arrested were eight men who were caught holding illegal cockfighting in an open…

26 from Bayawan City nabbed for ECQ violation

Florence Baesa 04/12/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–Policemen arrested at least 26 individuals whom they found loitering the coastal area of Barangay Suba in Bayawan City on Black Saturday, a violation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Police Colonel Julian Entoma,…

New in-charge of Bayawan Police Station to assume post on Feb. 24

Florence Baesa 02/24/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- The newly named officer-in-charge of the Bayawan City Police Station will assume office this morning, February 24, 2020. Police Lieutenant Colonel Jude Bonilla, the former commander of the Provincial Mobile Force Company, will…

Bayawan City councilor gunned down in daytime ambush 

Florence Baesa 02/18/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–A retired policeman turned politician was shot dead by assailants on board a motorcycle at around 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at the National Highway in Barangay Villareal, Bayawan City. The victim…

One killed in Bayawan City road mishap

Florence Baesa 02/04/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental-A 19-year old man was killed while three others were injured when a truck they were riding fell on a ravine in barangay Nangka, Bayawan City, on Monday afternoon,  February 3, 2020. Police Lieutenant…

Woman just released from detention shot dead in Bayawan City

Florence Baesa 01/30/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–A woman just released from detention was shot dead by still unidentified suspects riding in tandem on Thursday morning, January 30, 2020, in Barangay Poblacion, Bayawan City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Alfonso Enriquez, officer-in-charge of…

Convicted prisoner freed for GCTA shot dead with wife in Bayawan City

Florence Baesa 01/27/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental–A convicted prisoner, who is out due to the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA), and his wife were shot dead by still unidentified suspects in the mountain barangay of Minaba, Bayawan City on Sunday…

Police officer, niece shot outside Cebu City home

Alven Marie Timtim and Paul Lauro 12/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A police officer and his nine-year-old niece landed in a medical facility after they were shot several times outside their house located along Cabreros Street in Barangay Basak San Nicolas around 9 p.m.…

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