NO ROAD SIGNAGE: Cop in critical condition after motorcycle crash

A POLICE officer is in critical condition following a motorcycle accident evening of Sept. 20, 2018 at San Miguel, Iloilo. Police Officer 3 Efren Buscar, 40, of San Miguel Police Station’s Advance Security Command Post, suffered head injuries in the mishap. Prior to the incident, Chief Inspector Jojo Tabaloc, San Miguel police chief, said the […]

No dead ‘druggie’ since new ICPO chief assumed office

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE new Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) chief, Sr. Supt. Martin Defensor boasted that not one drug personality arrested in various operations was killed since he assumed office on September 12. “I am happy with our performance since September 12, six successful buy-bust operations were conducted and walang namatay sa mga suspects,” […]

Man arrested with P642K worth of shabu

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-6 arrested an Ilonggo-Chinese after more or less P642,000 worth of suspected shabu was seized from his possession in an anti-narcotics operation at City Proper district, Iloilo City, afternoon of Sept 19, 2018. Members of PDEA and Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU), arrested Arthur Julius Chua Te, 32, of Barangay […]

‘City of Love still peaceful, orderly’

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) assured the City Council that the metropolis remains peaceful amid the series of killings perpetrated by motorcycle-riding assassins. “Generally peaceful” was explicit answer of top police officials during a dialogue with councilors on Sept 18, 2018 at the City Council’s session hall. The dialogue was prompted […]


By: Emme Rose Santiagudo DAYS after assuming office, the officer-in-charge of the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) said they will continue with the “intensified” anti-illegal drugs operations. But Sr. Supt. Martin Defensor assured that the operations will be aboveboard and follow due process. “Expect more buy-bust and more saturation drives kasi identified na namin ang mga […]