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Crimes and the city | Librarian finds dead man sitting on chair, shells land men in jail and some busts

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – A librarian of the Bacolod City College found a fellow worker dead today sitting on an office chair around 8:30 am.

Police reported Jesus Garcia Gurrea, 61, of Taculing village was found by Fritzel Tabaque sitting lifeless on a chair at the third floor of one of the buildings of the college.

Gurrea, assigned to the community extension office of BCC, was reported to have died of a heart attack.

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In Singcang Airport village, 12 January, policemen on patrol nabbed two men allegedly playing an illegal game of chance using seallshells known in the local language as bug-oy.

Police nabbed in Neptune sub-village the suspected illegal gamblers, Ogie Alabagan, 40, of Paghidait sub-village, Mansilingan; and Edgar Pagoda, 43, of Maghili-Ugyon sub-village, Brgy. 35.

The police confiscated five seashells used in the game and P192 of alleged gambling money.

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In other incidents, a boy and a 21-year-old man were arrested by Station 5 operatives in Sigay sub-village, Brgy. 2 for allegedly having suspected shabu.

Police identified the suspects as Jenno Dadivas, 21, and a minor whose name is being withheld.

Both are residents of the same place where the buy bust operation took place.

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Arresting policemen seized 14 plastic packets containing suspected meth with an estimated market value of P50,000.

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