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Crime rampant again?

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  1. shadow

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    From the Chronicle;

    1 dead, 1 injured in Katrina shootings
    Shootings resumed this week, resulting in the death of an eighteen-year old boy and the wounding of his seventeen-year old brother on Friday. The latest shooting incident occurred in Katrina Homes, Barangay Batinguel, Dumaguete City. The suspects, who are in their all too familiar fashion of using a motorcycle as transportation, escaped unchallenged.
    The victims, Jason and John Michael Pajunar were playing poker with their friends at 12:05 Friday morning when the two suspects on board a motorcycle passed by and began shooting using a .45 caliber pistol. The Pajunar brothers were hit and were rushed to the Silliman University Medical Center. Jason, who sustained gun shot wounds in different parts of his body was declared dead on arrival by attending physicians, while his younger brother was wounded in his right foot but is now recuperating.
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    Apartment burglarized as owners heard mass
    It was supposed to be the Lord?s Day, yet robbers don?t give a d*mn. They broke into the apartment of Joy Kamille Morancil and Boyd Alfred Lozada while they attended holy mass last Sunday, February 17 at approximately 8:30 in the evening. The two are residents of # 4 Cardiente Apartments in Tugas Piapi, Dumaguete City. Taken by the lone suspect were the Toshiba laptop worth Php 90,000, a cellular phone, assorted perfumes worth Php 9,000, cash and some clothes.
    The still unidentified man described to be in his 30?s and stands 5? 4? used a red Honda Wave as get away vehicle. Meanwhile, on that same night a lady accused her former boyfriend of snatching her cellular phone. Eighteenyear old Genelyn Euraoba told policemen that she was texting her friend when the suspect identified as Bryan Salum, who resides in the same neighborhood in Bagacay, Dumaguete City suddenly materialized and grabbed her cellphone before fleeing.
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    Robbery suspect slain by vigilantes?
    Four gunshot wounds ended the life of Aniceto Silot, a resident of Motong, Dumaguete City after he was waylaid along Aldecoa St. at about 8:35 pm by two still unidentified men supposedly wearing vigilante-type bonnet on board a motorcycle. The victim was also traveling in a separate motorcycle when he was shot about four times hitting him in different parts of his body.
    A source from the police department claims the victim is a police character being a suspect to some theft cases here. Those who attacked him are supposedly members of a vigilante group. However, a number of people reacted angrily over this piece of information stressing that shootings and killings of anyone must be condemned.
    A .45 caliber pistol was said used by the suspects during the attack. Silot was rushed to the Negros Oriental Provicnial Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by Dr. Ariel Arrieta.
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    Chief Tanod slain inside his house
    Family said he had been receiving death threats which he should have heeded; however, his neighbors said that it comes with the territory being the head of the village barangay tanod brigade. Thirty-three-year old Franklin Japinan died after he was shot while sleeping inside his house in Barangay Cambucad, Valencia town. His wife, Agustina told investigators that she heard a gun shot and saw her husband, who was then sleeping, suddenly bolted up before collapsing.
    According to the victim?s neighbors, Japinan was allegedly threatened by some men in the village whom he caught of allegedly stealing electric cables a few months back. He warned them but was instead told that they would kill him first. The wife of Japinan has already given the names of those who allegedly threatened her husband and are now being sought by lawmen.
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    Robbers on the loose! 3 incidents in 9 hours
    People are calling anew the law enforcement agencies to do something after a series of robbery incidents with the propensity of suspects to harm their victims continue unabated without serious efforts seen to at least cause their apprehension. In a span of 9 hours, three robbery hold ups were reported but not one of them has been solved.
    And it does not help the image officials want to cultivate as a City of Gentle People when two visitors from Bayawan City, who took some rest just minutes after they arrived at the Quezon Park at 4:20 in the afternoon, were mauled before being robbed in broad daylight. The victims Ariel Segayo, 21, and Roland Pacunla cannot fathom the rude welcome accorded to them by two male suspects who approached then mauled them before taking Segavo?s cellular phone. Four hours later in Barangay Pulangtubig, Dumaguete City, a 15-year old boy was robbed of his Nokia 7360 and 18 K gold bracelet by three unidentified male suspects who kicked the front tire of the boy?s motorcycle forcing him to stop.
    After taking the victim?s valuables, the suspects punched him before escaping. Back in Quezon Park, five hours later or nine hours after the first incident, a 16-year old girl and her 19-year old friend were robbed of their cellular phones by a pair of brigands, a man and a woman, armed with deadly weapons. Again, they escaped with their loot.

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    Snatchers on Mbike attack motorists
    The suspects could be the same men who robbed three victims in two separate incidents but occurring on the same day in a span of a little over one hour. Three persons sought police action after they were assaulted by men on board a motorcycle Wednesday morning. First to be attacked was a Teletech employee who was already in front of her house in Larena Drive, Taclobo, Dumaguete City when two men suddenly stopped and grabbed her paper bag containing her wallet, credit cards, cash and other important documents.
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    Larry
     
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    wonder what the PNP is up to these days.
     
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    random quotes from the Negros chronicle always make it sound like there is a crime wave, but considering the large population crime is low. If you notice, most of the crimes are between Filipinos settling grudges or similar.
    Random crime exists, but it is not so prevalent.
    As said before, just use precautions you would use any where in the world to stay safe.
     
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    Good advice RHB.Im coming to Dumaguete Friday and the last thing I want is to worry about is killings and muggings in Dumaguete.These incidents happen everywhere in the Philippines and people who are advertise these facts are just scare mongering.
     
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    Crime is everywhere not just in the Philippines, you know that. At least Dumaguete has very low crime rate. :D:D
     
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    I read somewhere that street lights are a great deterrent to crime.
     
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    very true.

    most crimes are committed in dark/low light portions of the city. less/no witnesses or can hardly make out bad guys' faces.
     
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    Yup, makes sense to me. More lighting or street lights and more police force. I read in the newspaper that there is or will be an auxillary force that is going to be implemented to help the local police force decrease the crime rate.

    I might add that Dumaguete just received an award for being low in crime in the Philippines.

    I guess it is a start!
     
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    the auxillary force (qualified civilians) will replace the desk/office personnel only so all armed cops doing office duty can now patrol the streets. that's what i heard anyway.
     
  10. RHB

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    what you have to realize is that there are many policing groups in the Philippines PNP and NIB are two you may have heard of. There are others.
    In addition they hold different allegiences from one another. sometimes in sync, somtimes at odds. This is a culture of fiefdoms and clans. The PNP for example,controls some gambling here. Hardly a police activity. Don't try to make a comparison to western law enforcement. It is entirely different here, and their agendas are diverse.
     
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