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Drug raps filed versus
former security guard

Charges for illegal possession of drugs, and drug paraphernalia and a gun were filed before the Bacolod City Prosecutor’s Office yesterday, against the former security guard who was arrested in a stake-out operation in Brgy. 7 at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The charges were filed against Raymund Grajo, “alias Toting”, 42, of Purok Coca-Cola in Brgy. 7, CAIDSTOG team leader, Senior Insp. Joemarie Occeño, said.

Grajo was arrested by the Bacolod City Police Special Operations Task Group on information from a concerned citizen, who claimed that the suspect’s house was being used by drug addict for their pot sessions.

An elongated sachet of suspected shabu, three additional small plastic sachets containing the banned substance and a pouch with two improvised tooters, two improvised bamboo clips and four disposable lighters were recovered from the suspect, police records showed.

The police also recovered from Grajo a .22 caliber Magnum revolver, two empty shells and five live ammunitions, also of the same caliber.

Occeño said that it was no longer necessary to drug test Grajo because three charges are already enough to send him to jail.*APN

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3 hurt in
motorcycle mishaps

Three persons were injured in motorcycle-related accidents in Bacolod City Wednesday, records from the Bacolod City Traffic Management Unit showed.

Ramie Ditchon, 33, of Capitol Village in Brgy. Estefania, Bacolod, was rushed to the Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital when his Rusi motorcycle collided with an Isuzu Altera wagon at the junction of Lopez Jaena and Burgos Streets at about 11:30 a.m.

Investigation conducted by Senior Police Officer 1 Joey Mira showed that Ditchon’s motorcycle was heading west of Burgos Street while the Isuzu Altera wagon of Jose Rebuyas, 27, of Brgy. Taculing was heading south of Lopez Jaena, when the incident happened.

About 30 minutes later, the Suzuki motorcycle of Raymundo De Asis, 45, of Brgy. Villamonte, Bacolod collided with the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado wagon of Miguel Paolo Ermac, 20, of Villa Angela, Bacolod, at the junction of Makiling-Javelona Streets in Brgy. Villamonte.

De Asis’ motorcycle was heading west at Makiling Street while Ermac’s vehicle was heading south of Javelona Street when the collision occurred, police records showed.

De Asis, sustained injuries and was rushed to the Bacolod Doctor’s Hospital.

Stephanie Deldel, 29, of Regent Pearl Homes in Brgy. Alijis, Bacolod, was also injured when she fell from the motorcycle of Jose Enrico Junio, 30, of Brgy. Alijis.

Mira’s investigation showed that Junio was heading north of Panaad Road when it hit the jeepney driven by Jessie Ordoñez, 23, of Brgy. Handumanan, Bacolod.

TMU is reminding the public to be extra careful to avoid accidents.*APN

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‘No ouster
plot against PNoy’

MANILA -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines vehemently denied reports that there are ouster plots against President Benigno Aquino III.

The AFP through its spokesperson Col. Arnulfo Burgos Jr., also said that the military was solid behind Aquino.

"As far as the AFP is concerned, we have not monitored any report of an ouster plot. The AFP is solidly behind the President and Commander-in Chief. As a professional organization, we are focused on fulfillment of mandate to protect people and sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country," he said.

Burgos also said the AFP would continue to monitor and validate information regarding the ouster plots versus Aquino.

He also assured the public that the AFP was not behind this rumor.

"As far as the AFP is concerned the ouster plot is not brewing in the organization. Our chain of command remains strong and everyone adheres to chain of command," Burgos said. He added that the state of morale and discipline of the troops remain high.*PNA

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