Police filesCebu Daily News
HELPER SAVED FROM FIRE
FIREFIGHTERS rescued a maid trapped in a burning apartment in barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City.
Catherine Gallardo was sleeping in her room at the second floor when the fire broke out at 4:33 a.m. yesterday.
An unplugged refrigerator at the ground floor may have caused the fire, said fire investigator Emeliano Daño.
Gallardo was already breathing heavily when she was rescued by firefighters.
Paramedics from the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation brought Gallardo to a hospital.
The fire was contained in two minutes.
Damage was pegged at P10,000./CORRESPONDENT CHITO O. ARAGON
MERCHANDISE worth at least P100,000 were stolen from a hardware store in barangay Tabunok, Talisay City, southern Cebu.
Dione Hsu, a representative of Cebu-Southwood Home Depot, reported to the police that the store was burglarized last Monday dawn.
Hsu said the burglars gained entry by the destroying the store’s roll-up door.
Police said workers of a nearby store noticed unusual noise from the hardware.
The workers shouted for help.
Unidentified persons were seen hurriedly leaving the hardware store and ran toward the Mananga bridge, said police./CORRESPONDENT GABRIEL C. BONJOC
AT LEAST five alleged illegally-cut lumbers were seized in barangay Tanke, Talisay City, southern Cebu.
Supt. Eddie Recamara, chief of the Talisay City police, said at the time they arrived in the area at dawn yesterday, some of the lumbers had already been confiscated and transported by a group of persons who introduced themselves as personnel of the Maritime police.
Recamara identified another person in the group as a certain Danny from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas.
Police said the seized lumber were found loaded in a boat which came from Mindanao./CORRESPONDENT GABRIEL C. BONJOC
MAN STABBED IN DISCO
A MAN was stabbed and wounded after he allegedly went wild in a disco in barangay Poblacion, Sibonga town, southern Cebu.
George Cabillon, 22, is recuperating in a Cebu City hospital with a stab wound in the abdomen.
Police said Cabillon was reportedly drunk when he ran amok in a disco past 3 a.m. yesterday.
Police said an unidentified man attacked Cabillon with a hunting knife and fled.
Cabillon was brought by an ambulance to the Deiparine Medical Clinic. He was later transferred to a hospital in Cebu City./REPORTER RHEA RUTH V. ROSELL
2 BIKES STOLEN IN MANDAUE
TWO motorcycles were stolen in barangay Canduman, Mandaue City.
Dominador Panimdim reported to the police at 8:30 a.m. that his XRM motorcycle with plate number 2750-GO was stolen while it was parked outside his house in Zone 6 sitio Riverside.
Thirty minutes later, , Kris Jorda, 30, also reported to the Canduman police precinct that his Crypton motorcycle with plate number GY-6549 that was also parked outside his house was stolen.
Police are still investigating the two cases./CORRESPONDENT FE MARIE D. DUMABOC