Inmate’s escape costs warden his position

-A A +A

Sunday, August 1, 2010

THE escape of an inmate last Tuesday prompted a revamp at the Cebu City Jail.

Supt. Waldmer Villanueva was removed as warden effective last Thursday. Supt. Felixberto Jagorin took over the post. He served the Bohol District Jail before his designation at the Cebu City jail.

The turnover of command took place at 1:30 p.m. last Thursday in the regional office of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) 7.


Updates on President Benigno Aquino III's presidency

Villanueva will stay at the regional headquarters, pending his new assignment.

The revamp took effect two days after Reynard L. Marturillas, 35, an inmate who was waiting for his transfer to the National Bilibid Prison, escaped.

Insp. Anacleto Dusaran, jail chief custodian, was also relieved and transferred to the Mandaue City Jail.

Senior Insp. Dennis Aliño and Senior Insp. Julito Tarona Jr. were designated to help Jagorin in supervising the Cebu City Jail.

Aliño sits as deputy warden for administration, while Tarona is the deputy warden for operations.

Marturillas, who had been convicted in a drug-related case and for concealing a deadly weapon, was believed to have escaped by sneaking inside the garbage truck that dropped by the city jail last Tuesday afternoon.

A team of jail personnel led by Insp. Richard Laure is hunting down Marturillas. The manhunt reached as far as Guihulngan, Negros Oriental, the escapee’s last known provincial address.

Meanwhile, a laborer who used to work as a barangay tanod of Ermita and who allegedly served time in the city jail, was gunned down along M.C. Briones St. in Barangay Sto. Niño, Cebu City last Friday midnight.

Joseph Padayon, 28, died of gunshot wounds in the head and face.

Three men attacked Padayon while he was pushing a cart loaded with vegetables.

One empty shell from a .45 pistol and one slug were recovered at the crime scene. The victim’s body was taken to San Fernando Funeral Homes.

SPO4 Alex Dacua of the Homicide Section told Sun.Star Cebu they are verifying reports Padayon served a prison term at the Cebu City Jail.

A day before the attack, Dacua said, Padayon reportedly got into a fight with a resident in the nearby Sitio Bato in Barangay Ermita.

The person Padayon fought with may be invited by the police as part of the investigation.

Inmate s escape costs warden his position

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!

FOREX: US$ 1.00 = PhP 44.089

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Philippine Lotto Results

Gamesort iconCombinations
EZ2 Lotto 11AM05-02
EZ2 Lotto 4PM28-16
EZ2 Lotto 9PM17-18
Lotto 6/4207-25-12-27-42-33
More results

Today's front page

Sun.Star Cebu's front page for March 4, 2015

Other front pages