Marinduque lawmaker seeks graft case dismissal

Yet another lawmaker has invoked the alleged prosecution delays of the Office of the Ombudsman in seeking the dismissal of his case in connection with the 2004 fertilizer fund scam. Former Marinduque Rep. Edmundo Reyes Jr., in a 12-page motion to quash, asked the Sandiganbayan First Division to throw out his cases for two counts of malversation through falsification and one count of violation of Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Reyes said the Ombudsman took five years and seven months to finish the preliminary investigation stage…

Marinduque, masiglang nakikiisa sa kampanya laban sa rabies

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Ang lalawigan ng Marinduque ay buong siglang nakikiisa sa taunang pagdiriwang ng ‘rabies awareness month’. Sa kasalukuyan ay puspusan ang ginagawang paghuli sa mga asong gala sa barangay Dampulan sa bayan ng Torrijos at iba pang barangay sa buong lalawigan sa pangunguna ni Dr. Josue M. Victoria, Marinduque Provincial Veterinary at mga tauhan ng Tanggapan ng Panlalawigang Beterinaryo. Layunin ng gawaing ito na mapanatili ang estado ng Marinduque bilang isang probinsiya na ligtas sa panganib na dulot ng rabies, gayundin upang tuluyan ng masupil ang mga aksidente…

No. 2 most wanted in Mimaropa arrested in Quezon

The second most wanted criminal in the Mimaropa (Mindoro-Marinduque-Romblon-Palawan) region was arrested by police in Lucena City on Saturday, police said Sunday. Supt. Arturo Brual Jr., Lucena police chief, said combined police forces from Quezon, Marinduque and the Police Regional Office 4 armed with three arrest warrants swooped down on the house of Arnaldo Jardiniano, 46, alias “Etong” in Sitio (sub-village) Maligaya in Barangay Gulang-Gulang around 11:30 a.m. “He was surprised when he realized that the ambulant vendors offering him household stuff on installment were undercover policemen,” Brual said in…

NFA conducts orientation to the grains businessmen in Gasan

Grains businessmen from the public market of Gasan, Marinduque together with the National Food Authority (NFA) regular employees, job orders and on the job trainees from Marinduque State College (MSC) attended the orientation on Philippine Grains Standardization Program and Grains Business Rules and Regulations conducted this morning, February 24 at NFA Marinduque Provincial Office. The activity was facilitated by Provincial Manager Ofelia E. Camacho, PSQAO Bernardita O. Olympia, Provincial Industry Services Officer Ma. Filipina M. Logmao, SGOO/Acting SEIO Salvador D. Veciana and AO III Bernadette M. Ocampo. The orientation aims…

Mastermind sa ‘rent a car’ sangla modus, timbog

Nadakip na ng pulisya ang umano’y mastermind sa malawakang ‘rent a car’ sangla modus. Ayon kay Atty. Ariel Inton ng Commuters Safety and Protection, hawak na ngayon ng Biñan Police ang umano’y mastermind na si Rafaela Asunciacion. Kasama ring naaresto ang isang Tychicus Historillo Nambio na ayon sa mga dokumento ay lumalabas na tubong Bognuyan, Gasan, Marinduque ito. “Based po sa records, sila po yung parang pasimuno ng scam na ito,” sinabi naman ni Senior Inspector Jem Delantes, tagapagsalita ng Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group. Nahuli ang dalawa sa tulong…