LINGAYEN—The police are investigating two cases that could be politically motivated and considered as election-related violence. One case involves the ambush of an ally of the vice mayor of San Manuel while the other is the wounding of a re-electionist councilor in Mangatarem during a mini political rally of a rival party. Both incidents happened [...]
FAMILIES of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) have been warned by the Provincial Employment Services Office (PESO) against con men known to be members of the “budol-budol” gang. PESO chief Alex Ferrer said in a forum that the gang has recently been targeting OFW families in their new modus operandi, informing the family members that their [...]
A FUGITIVE in the United States was finally arrested Wednesday in Barangay Tebeng, Dagupan City after years of hiding in different parts of the Philippines. The suspect was identified as Brian Thomas Stickney, 46, who has a U.S warrant of arrest for 14 counts of possession of child sex images, which has a U.S court penalty of [...]
IT was a bloody Holy Week in the province, and it was not about reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ because there was none. Seven men fell victims to separate shooting incidents in different towns. On March 28, Maundy Thursday, Ronald Gascon, 44, was wounded by a still unknown suspect.
LINGAYEN–A suspected drug pusher listed in the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) watchlist was shot dead at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday in Barangay Poblacion East Asingan The fatality was identified as Jonathan Alejo, alias “Katan”, 32, who died on the spot from several gunshot wounds in different parts of his body.
ONE of the dreaded drug pushers in Dagupan City was arrested in a buy-bust operation conducted at the Rizal Extension in Barangay Pogo Chico on March 5. Efren Caramat, also known as Pakoy, is well known in his neighborhood as a shabu peddler targeting out-of-school youths and fears no one as he is reportedly protected [...]
POZORRUBIO–An intensive manhunt was launched by joint police elements against two armed suspects who shot and killed a councilman of Barangay Bobonan here at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday. The victim, Onofre Alvendia, also a former barangay chairman of Bobonan, was gunned down by two unidentified male persons riding in tandem on a Yamaha motorcycle, colored [...]
THE adoptive mother of a 15-year old drug courier who was arrested last month was also arrested last March 6 by Dagupan City Police Station (DCPS) operatives. The mother, Sheila Bangon, 29, a resident of Sitio Kamandag, Bonuan Tondaligan, Dagupan City was caught in a buy-bust operation where she sold one sachet of shabu to [...]
ASINGAN–A trader temporarily residing in Barangay Macalong here and listed as priority target by the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Ciouncil (MADAC) was arrested by the police in a buy-bust operation on March 7. Recovered from the suspect, Elias Sultan, were one small and two medium-sized transparent sachets of shabu, P1,000 marked money, knife, a home-made Cal. [...]
DRUG dealing continues in Dagupan City despite the recent arrest of at least 24 people and the seizure of than 200 grams of shabu in the Muslim area in Bonuan Tondaligan. On February 25, Fhad Bansao, 18, of Pakpak, Marawi City was arrested in an entrapment operation conducted at the alley going to Dimla’s Resort [...]keep looking »