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Suspected pushers arrested

May 16 - 22, 2015

ABGAO, MAASIN CITY - One of the city police’s top suspected drug pushers was arrested last Wednesday at around midnight. Cherry Jean Yaoyao Leonor, a 35-year old resident of Abgao was reportedly caught in a buy bust operation led by Police chief Inspector Francisco Calumba Jr. She was reportedly listed number one in the drug watch list of the Maasin City police. Allegedly found in her possession were 21 heat sealed transparent plastic sachets of shabu and 2,500 pesos.

In a related development in Padre Burgos, a police team from the Municipal Police Station apprehended 34-year old Ansly Ramos Aure, a resident of barangay Santa Rosario. She was reportedly listed number five in the drug watch list of police authorities there.

Friend hacks friend with razor sharp bolo

GAWISAN, MAASIN CITY– A man was reportedly nearly hacked to death here by his neighbor and friend during the barangay fiesta after a heated debate turned violent. According to police investigators the suspect Rolando Laplana Nilo allegedly slashed his friend Roger Canales on the forehead, right arm, and back with a razor sharp Lagaraw. The incident occurred at 12.30 a.m. The victim is still in serious condition at the Provincial Hospital and the suspect is now in police custody.

Owner of missing dog Jecho needs help

Mrs. Tita Leyson, the owner of Tita’s convenience store along T. Padilla street in barangay Mambajao, is requesting people in the area to please help her find her pet dog Jecho who has been missing since May 21. Jecho, whose photo appears above has brown hair with black spots. Anyone who can provide us with information on his whereabouts will receive 500 pesos from Southern Leyte Times (SLT). If you know where Jecho is please contact Tita Leyson at telephone 570-8510 or SLT’s Editorial office at 570-8155.







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