Sweet vindication By Ermin Garcia Jr. The man who plays with fire weekly is on a roll! Lyceum-Northwestern University president (and PUNCH columnist) Gonz Duque was recently elected national president of the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA). The first educator from the region to occupy the post. How he will be rated will depend on [...]
MAYOR RESUELLO MURDER SAN CARLOS CITY–A prosecutor has trashed the case filed against the suspects in the murder of former Mayor Julian Resuello for supposed lack of probable cause. Among those charged in the Resuello killing was Douglas Soriano, a former mayor of the city who was running against the victim’s son at the time [...]
A NEW building for the city police station in Dagupan will soon be constructed at the former Teachers’ Memorial hall as additional funds for the project are due for release within the month, the city police chief said. Supt. Mariano Luis Versoza said P6million more is needed for the modifications made in the original plan, [...]
STA. BARBARA–Four policemen here were each awarded Medalya Ng Kasanayan by Philippine National Police Director General Jesus Verzosa for the arrest of three heavily armed men packing some 200 ammunition last March 3. Verzosa personally pinned the medals on P/Inspector Ricardo Urbano, SPO1 Alfredo Escorpiso, SPO1 Hilarion Gabrillo and PO1 Bernard Bayani during the regular [...]
STA. BARBARA–Forget the Manila dream. Stay in the province. This was the advice given by Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Jesus Verzosa to local policemen when he visited the town last week to inaugurate a three-room school building he donated to Minien-Tebag Elementary School.
MODEL POLICE EMERGENCY CENTER—Governor Amado Espino Jr. (center), leads the groundbreaking and laying of the time capsule of the PNP Emergency and Assistance Center with Chief PNP Director-General Jesus Verzosa (extreme right) and Sta. Barbara Mayor Reynaldo Velasco (right) last March 11 in Barangay Tebag in Sta. Barbara. The provincial government donated 2,000 square meters [...]
STA. BARBARA–The unique barangay information network organized by the local government is working. A potential violence in the town was averted after three men armed with high-powered firearms, packing more than 200 rounds of ammunition were apprehended by the local police in Barangay Minien. Superintendent Eric Noble, chief of police of Sta. Barbara, said the [...]
TWO men riding tandem on board a motorcycle shot down an elementary school principal here on Monday in Barangay Payar. The victim, Luisito Gabat Sr., 63, school principal of San Julian Elementary School and resident of Diego Silang St., was on board his Toyota Innova coming from the Payar Elementary School where he dropped off [...]
SUAL–Robbers riding in tandem on board a motorcycle held up two door-to-door workers, carting an approximate P400,000 cash on Tuesday at Sitio Matalikitik in Barangay Caoayan here. The police identified the victims as Samuel Tintiangco, 56, and Ronnie Villa, 36, both employees of MBA Express based in Urdaneta City.
DAGUPAN’s second and fourth most wanted persons, both allegedly members of a notorious gun-for-hire group, have been arrested on December 17. Arrested were Danilo Lomibao, 42, married, and Servillano Estrada, 52, fisherman, both residents of Pugaro District in Dagupan. Supt. Mariano Verzosa, the city’s police chief, said the capture of the two men effectively neutralized [...]