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Cops arrest jail officer,
another dies in mishap

A jail officer of the Negros Occidental District Jail in Bago City, Negros Occidental, was arrested for allegedly carrying a gun at Liroville Subdivision, Barangay Singcang-Airport in Bacolod City, at about 3:10 a.m. yesterday.

Police Station 8 and Regional Public Safety Batallion personnel nabbed Jail Officer 1 Mark Kristoffer Venus, 31, of Barangay Cansalongon, Isabela town, Negros Occidental, a police report said.

The police said they were conducting a mobile patrol and OplanSita when they caught Venus carrying a gun. moremoremore

Alvarez warns
vs. impostors

Deputy House Speaker Mercedes Alvarez (Neg. Occ., 6 th District) yesterday warned the public against persons using her name to solicit money.

Alvarez said she knows of two friends and a businessman who were called by a woman using her name to solicit financial assistance allegedly for students/scholars who will travel to China.

The friend said that after the first call, she received a second one from a person pretending to be Alvarez to follow up the solicitation. moremoremore


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Seafood Fest set Dec. 9-11

Attention seafood lovers, especially those of blue crabs.

The Ugyonan Seafood Festival of EB Magalona in Negros Occidental, is making a comeback on Dec. 9 to 11.

A year after it was launched, EB Magalona Mayor Marvin Malacon yesterday said it continues to get a positive feedback, especially after it was featured in a program of a television network. ..