La Union Cops Nab Trike Driver for Illegal Drugs Trade

  ROSARIO, La Union – Joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) regional office and town policemen arrested a tricycle driver in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Subusub here last Wednesday. Chief Inspector Bernabe Oribello, Rosario’s chief of police, identified the suspect as Ramil D. Esquivel, 44, a resident of Barangay Poblacion West, Rosario. Seized from Esquivel … Read More

Bike enthusiasts join forces to promote La Union Botanical Garden

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Cyclists from different North Luzon provinces –La Union, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Pangasinan– including Manila participated in a bikeathon last Sunday in an effort to promote adventure tourism in this city, particularly centered on the famous 20-hectare La Union Botanical Garden in an eastern barangay.  At least 82 registered cyclists started the race … Read More

La Union male teener shot dead along remote village road

  SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The body of a 17-year-old male, a robbery suspect and allegedly involved in illegal drugs, was found along an isolated village road at about 7:00 a.m. in Barangay Calabugao last Sunday. Inspector Edgar Espenueva, city police operations officer, identified the victim as Johnver D. Valdez, a resident of Barangay Sibuan-Otong this city.  Espenueva … Read More

La Union Security Guard Kills Co-Worker

  CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – A 30-year-old guard was arrested by the authorities hours after shooting down his co-worker in Barangay San Eugenio, Aringay town last Monday. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union’s police information officer, identified the suspect as Joy Balaoro, 30, of Aringay; while his victim was Rey Baldemor, a native of Barangay Namit-ingan, Dolores, … Read More

1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured In La Union 3-Vehicle Collision

BAUANG, La Union – A 28-year-old motorcycle driver was killed and another was wounded in a 3-vehicle collision along the national road at Barangay Quinavite at around 11:50 p.m. last Saturday here. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union police information officer, identified the fatality as Dan Lester Baladad, 28, resident of Barangay Tanqui, in nearby San … Read More

Man’s cadaver found; security guard killed in La Union

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – The body of an unidentified person, believed to have been summarily executed, was recovered at the foot of a 10-meter ravine along Rosario-Pugo road in Barangay Alipang, Rosario town last March 3. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union police information officer, said that the victim was approximately 5’7″ in height, medium built, … Read More