Man hit by two vehicles in Naga, dies

A 23-year-old man died after he was hit by two vehicles in Barangay Tuyan, City of Naga last Thursday. PO3 Keith Nuñeza, traffic investigator, identified the fatality as Carl Swenson Teleron, who succumbed to injuries in the head and body. Teleron was crossing the highway when he was hit by the van driven by Ruel Satera. Teleron got thrown and was hit by another car driven by Godwin Fuentes. The victim was rushed to a private hospital in the city but died. Nuñeza said Satera and Fuentes will not face charges after Teleron’s parents opted to settle the case.


Police arrest rape suspect in Naga

After hiding for almost a year, the suspect in the rape of a 17-year-old deaf-mute in 2016 was nabbed in Tangke 1, City of Naga last Thursday evening. A warrant of arrest was issued against Jomar Adlawan, 22, of Barangay Umapad, Mandaue City by Regional Trial Court Branch 9 Judge Alexander Acosta. PO2 Alfred Dixon Sabuero of the Mandaue City Police Station 3 led the arrest of Adlawan. Adlawan allegedly raped a deaf-mute last March 30, 2016. He is detained at the Police Station 3 holding cell. (Jenevie Cabajar, USJ-R Intern)


Suspected drug users detained for gambling

Two suspected drug users were arrested after they were caught playing with illegal gambling machines in Sitio Minulida, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City yesterday morning. They were identified as Jefferson Carson, 23, and Jose Pineda, Jr., 41. The two were caught by the officers of the Pasil Police Station. Police recovered video karera and moli-moli machines from the suspects. They also recovered from Carson six small sachets of suspected shabu. Carson and Pineda were detained at the police station’s detention cell. (Jona Godinez, USJ-R Intern)


Unknown gunman kills man near police station

A man was killed inside a barber shop located a few meters away from the police station in Barangay Pardo, Cebu City yesterday morning. Rolan Abellana, 40, was shot in different parts of his body. Cebu City Police Office’s Homicide Section said the unidentified gunman wore a black bonnet and a black shirt, who walked away calmly after he killed the victim. Alwin Castañares, Abellana’s friend, described him as someone who joked all the time and said he doesn’t know any enemies of the victim. Police are yet to determine the motive.


Businessman says there's no Korean mafia in Lapu-Lapu

A business establishment in Lapu-Lapu City that caters to Korean tourists wants the allegation on the presence of a Korean mafia in Cebu stopped. Son Byung Cheon, executive director of Mactan Isla Resort and Casino (MIRC), fears that their business will be affected by the “false information.” “I am very worried because we invite tourists from Korea. Our agents are also worried,” he said. Son, who sits as a member of the Lapu-Lapu Peace and Advisory Council, said there is no Korean mafia in the city. MIRC employs 350 people, most of them Filipinos.