Gwen’s son drops theft charges vs DILG chief


ROBBERY charges against Interior and Local Governments Secretary Mar Roxas were dropped by the son of suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday.

In a manifestation submitted to the Cebu City Prosecutors’ Office, Pablo “Paolo” Garcia III chose to remove Roxas from the respondents and included Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale instead.

Paolo accused Magpale of ordering the removal of the three tents used by Garcia’s supporters in front of the Capitol last month.

Asst. City Prosecutor Noel Cellona sent a subpoena to Magpale and the other respondents for them to file their counter-affidavits and refute the allegations.

Aside from Magpale Paolo also accused three police officials of forcibly taking the tents which he rented for P7,800 a day.

He said the respondents should be made to pay P7 million in damages.

Also named respondents in the robbery case were Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo, Regional Director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), Supt. Leopoldo Cabanag, commanding officer of the PNP Regional Public Safety Battalion; and Insp. Alvino Enguito.

Enguito identified Paolo as among the three men who hit him on the head during a confrontation last month.

The police inspector filed charges of direct assault against Paolo, Jose Ma. Primitivo Cal and Tonyson Lee.

The complaint was assigned to Asst. City Prosecutor Rogelio del Prado.

Police are also considering to confiscate the firearms registered to Paolo as a result of last month’s confrontation with police. Reporter Ador Vincent Mayol

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  • Danilo Navarro

    ang labo ng kaso mo paolo ikaw ang dapat kasuhan ang assulting a police officer kitang kita sa tv  he he he bat mo inalis si roxas sa kaso…bakit kasi ayaw pang umalis ng mother mo something fishy inside the office?

  • Peter L

    Gwen, fight this vindictive government through peaceful means not by physical force. Show them you are more civil and righteous. Copy the example of Cory Aquino!

    • miiron

      yucks!  pls don’t compare Cory to the CORRUPT GARCIA! 

  • Opel

    shameless politicians prostituting the courts to harass policemen who were merely following orders. Tsk tsk, pang press release lang ito wala merito kaso.

  • chris llenes

    tinood ba kaha na c paolo maoy nibayad sa rent? o gicharge nasad na sa probinsya sa sugbo. 

    • diamond_digger

       Sigurado gyud nga tinood nga si Paolo ang nagbayad, I mean, nagtunol sa wawarts kay aron makuha sad niya ang iyang ‘commission.’ Pero karong gi-imbargo ni Garbo and mga tents, plano na lang nila nga pa-atopan ang tanang dalan hangtod sa Fuente Osmena kay aron mas dako nga proyekto ug mas dako nga commission. Ang problema gud sa uban kay sawayon nila ang mga Garcia nga ginagmay ra baya gani ang gikurakot. Kung makabalik si Gwen, ipa-remodel niya ang CICC ug himoon nga 50-storeys. Dayon iya sad nga buhatan ug dakong project sa Balamban, and pag-filling sa dagat aron mas sayon ang paghimo sa mga barko sa shipyard. Syaro na man sad ug sa kadaghan unya sa iyang ma-tigum sa maong mga proyekto, iya na unyang mahatagan ug tagsa ka buok Pajero ang tanang obispo ug Honda Accord and tanang pari. Oh, di ba maayo nga plano kay pati ang spiritual aspect sa mga Garcia mapanalipdan. Hala, padauga ug balik si Gwen. He, he, he!

  • Labandera1

    Dapat itong si Paolo ay ratratin. Siya pa ang nanapak ng pulis on duty siya pa ang nagsampa ng kaso….haha! may pagkatok din itong si Paolo…

  • RyanE

    Dapat siguro ay i assign na dyan sa Cebu si Supt. Marantan.. hehehe

    • miiron

      hahahaha.   mauubos ang mga magnanakaw sa Cebu dong!
      baka pati ang Obispo ng Cebu madamay!

  • gudwil2all

    pabs, kung tunay ang mga supporters ninyo
    hindi ka kailangan umarkila ng tent

  • Rovingmoron

    Kahit ano lang ang maisip nitong mga Garcias ma delay lang yung stay ni Gwen sa capitol. Insenstive and callous, that’sthe apt description for these people.

  • Jeff Clint

    Pablo, why drop the theft charges vs DILG chief? C’mon boy don’t curl your tail against your balls. Natakot! Lots of worms are going to be unearthed if your mom leaves the office right? Nanay mo squatter! Mayabang!

  • Ping Gonzales

    Mga attys ni Paolo Garcia di ba ang 1 element sa theft or robbery ay INTENT OF GAIN saan dito ang intent ng mga akusados ? kun kinuha nila ang mga tents saan dinala sa 0 kaya sinunog ba baka ibang kaso nalang ang ifile ninyo kung sakaling meron man.

  • miiron

    abusado talaga ang mga garcia ng cebu!  paano kaya sila makatulog ng mahimbing na halos lahat na blog sa kanila patungkol sa katiwalian ng kanilang ina?!  tsk tsk

    • diamond_digger

      Miiron, meron silang solusyon dyan. Una: Hwag magbasa ng any publication, blog or report that is critical of their family. Second, is to see to it that there will always be abundant supplies of valium and or sleeping pills and booze to make them snore through the night. As to the piercing and possibly sarcastic looks of the people, they only have to wear dark field glasses and ride in heavily-tinted cars and presto, that problem is solved, as well. As to the problem of the growing opposition and discontent of the Cebuanos, that can be addressed by hiring more trucks to make “hakot” of the poor and gullible members of society and provide them with packed lunch and some pocket money to stay under the sun and shout all day praise and adulation to Gwen. Para sa kanila, it’s not about doing the right thing but rather ‘pakapalan ng mukha’ and pang-uuto sa mga tao. Pangit, noh? Kaya, sana makita na ng mga Cebuanos for them to decide -once and for all – that enough is enough. Bye-bye Gwen. As to Paolo, don’t worry a minute when Garbo and the PNP confiscates your gunds,  may just go to Gaisano and buy yourself those water pistols at the toys section. Buy it in boxes and distribute some to the people in nearby Mandaue in time for the Panagtagbu Festival so that the descendants of Magellan will be surprised to find out that finally the descendants of Lapulapu have gone a bit high-tech and ‘armed.’

      Finally, Paolo, samahan mo nga si mommy Gwen mong sumayaw sa Sinulog. Who knows, mey movie directors or producers na magkaka-interest sa inyo. Isama mo na rin si Uncle Byron mo para sa action movie na magso-shooting sa Basilan kasama ang mga Abu Sayyaf. After all, si Byron ay Abu din, di ba? Abu Sado! Hek, hek, hek!


    Naku naman Paolo! Susmaryosep kang tao ka. Bakit hindi ka muna kumunsulta sa amin ni JPE bago mo iniatras ang demanda mo laban kay Mar.Eh kayang kaya naming paikutin ni JPE ang mga hunghang na Judge dyan sa Cebu. Pera lang katapat ng mga iyan. Darating pa naman kami ni JPE dyan sa Cebu. Hindi bale, bumawi ka na lang after the election. Sisiguraduhin namin ni JPE na panalo ang Nanay mo sa election.

  • Alejandro Canda

    Kung sino man ang abugado sa tarantadong paolo na ‘to ay baka nga take ten sya bago pumasa sa bar exams. Very basic in criminal law that once a person commits wrongdoings in violation of the law, lahat ng mga gamit na ginamit sa pag labag ng batas ay kumpiskahin para gawing ebidensya. Kung mag rally ka na walang permit that’s a violation  of the law, kaya dapat lamang kumpiskahin ang mga tents na ginamit nila. Isa pa may pruweba ba na gamitin sa mga pulis ito ng pra sa pansarili nila? Kahit first base hindi ito maka take off, buti na lang at napag isipan na iwidro.

    • diamond_digger

       Tama ka, Al. The filing of those cases against their perceived enemies are the Garcia’s desperate arms-flailing are common to people who are about to drown. They do it hoping to survive. They hardly have time to use their mental faculties in their panic and fear of eminent political death.

  • ewokmulag

    talagang makakapal yang mga garcia na yan yn… akalain mo ang mga personal travel tikets nla ng misis nya amounting to 1m nka charge sa kapitolyo ….

    • diamond_digger

       Well, one good thing is that in the current bruhaha the Filipinos in general and the Cebuanos in particular may now have a good, unobstructed view of the kind of persons that the Garcia’s are. It is a bit scary though to think that if the Cebuanos would continue to play deaf and dumb to the scandals and anomalies Gwen and her family have inflicted in Cebu and restore her back to power, she and company will surely be more “lethal” the second time around. Paging my dear kababayan and fellow Cebuanos, let’s be awake and on guard, lest we might regret. Put an end to this oppressive and corrupt family by banishing them completely from the political landscape comes election day and make Cebu a better place to live not just for us but for our children and our children’s children.

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