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/ 07:14 AM March 11, 2013


A 35-YEAR-OLD man was arrested for allegedly firing his gun indiscriminately in barangay Poblacion Occidental, Consolacion town, northern Cebu.

Police seized a .357 magnum revolver with three bullets from Joseph Pacquiao, a resident of Barangay Tulo-Tulo, Consolacion.


Police said a resident called to report the incident gun at 8 p.m. On Saturday.


When arrested by police, Pacquiao said someone tried to attack him that forced to fire a shot.

Police said Pacquiao failed to present documents to prove that the gun was licensed and that he was allowed to carry a gun during the election period./CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZA


A 38-YEAR-OLD scavenger was found dead in barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City.

The body of Michael Guabero was found in an open garage in Morales Street around 7 a.m., yesterday.

Police said Guabero had been frequenting the garage to take shelter.


Police said the man was asthmatic which could be the cause of death.

There were no signs of foul play.

Police said paramedics checked on the man last March after he complained of difficulty in breathing.

The victim refused to be brought to the hospital./Correspondent Tweeny M. Malinao


A 29-YEAR-OLD man was stabbed by his friend after they argued in drinking session in a market in barangay Cansaga, Consolacion town.

Ryan Sunggayan, a resident of barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion, suffered several stab wounds in the abdomen. He was declared dead at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City.

The suspect, Jason Dela Cruz, 18, fled.

Police said the two were drinking with two other friends when they argued around 3 a.m. yesterday.

The two were pacified by their friends but the argument continued until the suspect drew a knife and attacked the victim.

Police went to the suspect’s house in Pulpogan after the incident but failed to locate him there./CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZA


A 51-YEAR-OLD man was arrested for illegal gambling in barangay Punta-Princesa, Cebu City on Saturday night.

Oscar Neri, a resident of barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City, was caught with illegal gambling paraphernalia such tally sheets and stubs.

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The man was detained at the City Intelligence Branch of the Cebu City police./Correspondent Tweeny M. Malinao

TAGS: Crime, Firearms, scavenger

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