Father, son, arrested in
A father, his son, and a woman, were arrested by members of the Bacolod City Police Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Group, in successive drug buy-bust operations, in Barangays 20 and 29 in the city, Saturday.
Supt. Santiago Rapiz, CAIDSTOG head, identified the suspects as Roger Tolmo, 54; his son, Alex, 28, of Purok Cadena de Amor; and Susan Agsam, 48, of Purok Avocado, all of Brgy. 20.
Rapiz said the younger Tolmo was apprehended at about 12:30 p.m., after he sold a small sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur buyer for P200.
Five additional small sachets of the banned substance, two improvised tooters, four disposable lighters, several empty sachets, a pair of scissor, two needles and P1,260, were also recovered from Tolmo during his arrest, police records showed.
Tolmo's father, meanwhile, was nabbed when the police recovered from his possession, a matchbox containing a sachet of suspected shabu, Rapiz said.
Rapiz told the DAILY STAR that the elder Tolmo has been nabbed before for illegal drugs possession but was released on bail, while his son was arrested twice for theft.
CAIDSTOG operatives apprehended Agsam near her house at about 4 p.m., after she handed two small sachets of suspected shabu to a police poseur buyer.
Police records showed that Agsam had also been arrested for illegal drugs sale in 2005.
Station 10 policemen also arrested George Ramoz, 35, of Purok Santo Domingo, at about 3 a.m. yesterday for possession of a tooter, Senior Insp. Ruel Culanag, Station 10 chief, said.*APN
Neighbors stab man over
Neighbors gang-up on a man and stabbed him over a misunderstanding in Brgy. Singcang Airport, Bacolod City, at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police Officer 3 Anthony Marijana, case investigator, identified the victim as Jojo Algarme, 39, of Purok Neptune in Brgy. Singcang Airport, who sustained injuries on his right arm, abdomen and hands, and was rushed to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital, where he is now confined.
Algarme told the police that Roger Pableo, “alias Nonoy”, 24, stabbed him, and that Elliot Pableo, 61, and Mark Pableo, “alias Mac-Mac”, 19, ganged up on him.
Roger and Elliot were later apprehended and are now in police custody. The 17-inch long bladed weapon, believed used in the stabbing incident, was also endorsed to the police, Marijana said.*APN
3 nabbed for jail alai
Three persons were arrested for alleged jai alai operations, by the Police Regional Office-6 Special Operations Group and Station 9 policemen Friday and Thursday, in Barangays Tangub and Sum-ag, Bacolod City . The RSOG, led by Insp. Mark Louie Sigua, apprehended Rodrigo Rosquero, 50, of Purok San Roque in Brgy. Tangub, at about 8:45 p.m. Friday near his residence.
Several pieces of tipsters with the codename “Target”, bundles of tally sheets and betting stubs, a ballpen, carbon paper and P94 in cash were seized from Rosquero, police records show.
Hernando Cabarles, 60, and his wife, Rodita, 57, of Purok Paghidaet in Brgy. Sum-ag, were also arrested by Station 9 policemen, at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
Policemen seized tally sheets and tipsters with the codename target “Target” from the Cabarleses.
Meanwhile, Station 10 policemen led by Senior Insp. Ruel Culanag, nabbed Jessie Prudente, 38, of Purok Mahogany in Brgy. Handumanan, at about 2 p.m. Saturday for illegal gambling charges.
Prudente was apprehended by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Judge Branch 49 Judge Manuel Cardinal, who set his bail at P20,000.*APN