A dismissed jail guard of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology in Dumaguete (BJMP) for having been absent without official leave (AWOL) several years ago, ended up in jail after for violation of the Comprehensive Anti-Drugs law of 2002.

March 31, 2015 News

Charged with  violations of Section 11 of the RA 9165, is Marvin Masicampo whose residence at the Cadawinonan housing site yielded assorted shabu and illegal drugs paraphernalia during a search conducted by elements of the Dumaguete City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (CAID-SOTG) headed by Police Supt James Goforth. … Read the full article…

Assorted illegal drugs paraphernalia, such as used tinfoils, tooters, empty sachets, bladed weapons, were recovered following a surprise inspection conducted yesterday (Mar.30)at the Negros Oriental Detention and Rehabilitation Center (NODRC) by a composite team of the police led by deputy provincial commander for operations Supt Reynold Andot.

March 31, 2015 News

Dubbed as Operation Greyhound, it was aimed at flushing out contraband items that may have found their way inside the prison cells of the provincial jail.   After the surprise inspection, Gov. Roel Degamo ordered the demolition of structures inside the jail popularly known at the National Bilibid Prisons as … Read the full article…

Seven drugs cases were promulgated Friday last week, three of whom were acquitted while four others were found guilty beyond reasonable doubt, and one accused was meted two life sentences.

March 31, 2015 News

Acquitted by Regional Trial Court Branch 30 presiding judge Crescencio Tan Jr.,  are Junquil Banquerigo Diputado, Cherico Bansalan and Roland Laspinas Guardiano. On the case of Guardiano the court had doubts as to whether a buy-bust operation existed or not since there were two names in the marked sachets with … Read the full article…


March 31, 2015 News

He told the Ombudsman that the issue at hand is that the procurement was done through direct contracting in the amount of P13,742,400.00 without approval from the Board of Regents of NORSU.  Moreover, Dr Real stressed such procurement was not included in the Annual Procurement Plan of CY 2012 and … Read the full article…

Composted garden soil taken from the city’s garbage dumpsite needs assurance it is free from the presence of toxic substances before they are distributed as fertilizer to the community, says Councilor Manuel Nelson Patrimonio, chairman of the committee on environment of the city council.

March 29, 2015 News

Patrimonio is entertaining the idea, toxic substances such as cadmium, mercury and arsenic from batteries, dry or liquid may contain substances that are harmful to humans. He believes heavy metals that are present in the composted soil can be absorbed by cultivated crops that will result to health problems later … Read the full article…