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Pulis Makati at 4 na kasamahan nito na sangkot sa kidnap for ransom, arestado

Ni Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service MAKATI CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) — Arestado sa isinagawang entrapment operation ng Station Investigation Detection and Management Section ng Makati City Police ang isang aktibong pulis at apat na kasamahan nito na sangkot sa kidnapping for ransom. Nakilala ang suspek na si PO2 Jaycee Abaña na kasalukuyang nakatalaga sa Vehicular Traffic Investigation Unit ng Makati police. Kasamang naaresto ang apat na kasamahan nito na sina Mohalem Macapundag, Muhamad Macapundag, […]

PNP sacks four Makati cops for abuse of authority

(Eagle News) — The four police officers caught laughing on video while searching an undressed woman have been sacked by the Philippine National Police. Sacked were Senior Insp. Valmark Funelas, PO1 Stephanie Limhap, PO1 Heizelle Maramag, and PO1 Francis Intia, who are also facing administrative charges. Funelas told Makati police chief Rogelio Simon the woman had been paid P2000 to do the demo on “frisking drug suspects” for new drug operatives in March 2017. But the […]

Over P40 million worth of suspected shabu recovered in Manila; suspect arrested

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service The police on Thursday, July 5, confiscated more than P40 million worth of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride in Manila. Joint forces of the National Capital Region Police Office and the Manila Police District arrested Joshir Bernardo after confiscating the seven kilograms of suspected shabu from him in a buy-bust operation in San Andres Bukid. “During the buy-bust, ang napag-usapan one kilo (ng droga worth) P900,000 (ang bibilhin ng poseur-buyer)..Upon inspection […]

Mahigit P1M halaga ng shabu nasabat sa drug buy-bust operation sa Pasig City

(Eagle News) — Arestado ng Pasig City police ang hinihinalang miyembro ng Amin Buratong drug syndicate sa isang buy-bust operation sa Barangay Pineda, Martes ng gabi, Hunyo 4. Kinilala ang suspek na si Antonio Intalan, 49 anyos, residente ng MRR Street sa Pasig City. Anim na maliit na sachet ng shabu at 27 medium-sized sachet na tumitimbang ng 190 grams at mayroong street value na nagkakahalaga ng 1.25 million pesos ang nasabat sa suspek. Si […]

MMDA: Expect heavier traffic in Metro Manila due to simultaneous road works

By Phoebe Salvador  Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has notified the public of heavier traffic in the second half of 2018 due to road construction and maintenance projects in different locations in Metro Manila. According to MMDA, the simultaneous road projects include the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) drainage enhancement project along A. Bonifacio Road; construction of an elevated guideway for the Metro Rail Transit 7 (MRT-7) along North Avenue; and emergency […]

Hinihinalang carnapper arestado sa Quezon City

(Eagle News) — Laking pasalamat ng isang car rental owner nang maibalik ang kanyang ipinarentang sasakyan matapos na ito ay macarnap. Hunyo 19 ng maifinal ang deal sa may-ari ng sasakyang si Joy, (hindi niya tunay na pangalan) sa kliyente nito na siya ring suspek. Kumpleto sa papeles ang kanilang naging transaksyon hanggang sa pinapirma nya ito ng car rental agreement. Matapos ito ay maayos na naisara ang transaksyon. Ayon sa biktimang si Joy, lumagpas […]

Precinct commander, three police officers involved in arrest of Genesis Argoncillo sacked

(Eagle News)–The precinct commander and three police officers involved in the arrest of Genesis Argoncillo, who died while detained in the Novaliches police station, have been relieved from their post. Quezon City Police District director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel Jr. said relieved were PCP 3 Commander Police Senior Inspector Cyril Dagusen, P01 Ruel Tubat, PO1 Paulo Lopez Jr., and PO1 Paul Hector Calderon. A police report said Argoncillo was arrested for alarm and scandal, but […]

Mobile app on traffic, flood reports in Metro Manila to be developed soon; target launch this December, says MMDA

By Phoebe Salvador Eagle News Service   (Eagle News) — A mobile application on traffic reports, flood alerts, and disaster and emergency preparedness tips will soon be developed and be made available to the public by year-end, according to  the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). MMDA Chairman Danilo D. Lim signed on Thursday, June 28, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Atty. Ray C. Espinosa, President and Chief Executive Officer of MediaQuest Holdings, Inc. to develop the said […]

Several QC principals voice out opposition to implementation of ordinance banning junk food in local schools

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service Several public school principals on Friday, June 29, voiced out their opposition to the implementation of a Quezon City ordinance banning the sale of junk food and sugary drinks in schools. Dr. Rosalito Deroda, principal of Pangako Elementary School, for instance, said “boiled” food items were “not attractive” to students, and would therefore not be sold. She noted that there were some food items such as “banana cue” and […]

Estimated value of P6.7 billion counterfeit goods destroyed in Camp Crame

(Eagle News) — The Inter-agency Intellectual Property Task led by the National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (NCIPR) and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), destroyed an estimated value of Php 6.7 billion counterfeit goods. The counterfeit goods that were confiscated were destroyed by an armored personnel carrier (APC) at the Camp Crame police headquarters in Quezon City on Thursday, June 28. Among the counterfeit products that were destroyed by authorities were fake branded […]

Lady traffic constable hit by armored car in EDSA dies

(Eagle News) — The lady traffic constable who was hit by an armored van along northbound lane of EDSA in Quezon City died on Thursday night, June 28. The victim was identified as Maricel Gammad, 27, resident of Barangay Holy Trinity in Quezon City, and a traffic constable of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). This was confirmed by MMDA Spokesperson Celine Pialoso in a message sent to reporters. Based on the initial investigation, Gammad was […]

UPDATED: Fire hits SM Megamall construction site

(Eagle News) — A fire struck an SM Megamall construction site on Thursday, June 28. A report said the blaze began in the second or third basement of the site at 7:30 p.m. In a statement, SM Supermalls said only a portion of SM Megamall was “affected by the smoke coming from the site.” The fire reached the third alarm, with authorities still trying to determine what caused it. It was put out at 1:30 […]