August 18, 2017: *** The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is now faced with the problem of looking for usable areas to hold transmission lines that would link the power barge in Tapal Wharf in Ubay town to a substation in Barangay Emelda of the same town. ***The City Government of Tagbilaran is set to sign a memorandum of agreement with BFAR for a multi-million peso livelihood project intended to uplift the living conditions of the fisherfolk. ***47th Infantry Battalion Commanding Officer, Lt. Col. Joel Malig said units under him are currently undergoing intensified intelligence operations along with other allied units to confirm the reports on sightings of armed men in Bohol. *** LGU Pilar's program, "Productivity Improvement thru landcare and Agriculture Resource Development and Management"(Pilar Dam) landed in the top 20 in Taking Look 2017. *** LGU Panglao got third place (3rd-6th class municipalities) in Infrastructure during the 5th Regional Competitiveness Summit held at PICC recently. ***LGU Panglao's entry program "A Purok-Based Approach in Basic Education Reforms/Turo-Turismo: Strengthening Partnership and Industry Linkage for Effective K-12 Implementation is among the 20 finalist of the Galing Pook Awards 2017. ***The towns of Panglao and Pilar are among the 20 finalists in the yearly search for Galing Pook Awards 2017. *** The National Food Authority in Bohol said prices of rice in the province have been on an uptrend since last week reaching an increase of up to P5 per kilo. *** A man listed in the Bohol Provincial Police Office drug watch list was caught last night with drugs weighed 80 grams with estimated street value of P993,000.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Bohol crimes increase in Nov, non-index, now up

TAGBILARAN CITY, December 15 (PIA)--Crime volume in Bohol escalates 8.77% in November compared to last month as police blotters recorded 638 as against 532 in October. 

The spike in total crime volume however feature a 15.25% decrease in index crimes, which amounted to 45 cases lesser than last month, according to Camp Dagohoy's Police Superintendent Ricky Delelis. 

Reporting about Bohol's peace and order at the Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting at the Reynas Garden and Haven, December 14, Supt. Delelis, operations in-charge at Camp Dagohoy also pointed out to a 29.45% increase in non index crimes in November. 

Of Bohol's total crime volume in November at 806, a good 167 cases, or 26% are traffic related incidents. 

Without traffic incidents, Bohol could only have 638 crime cases, according to Delelis.

Of the 806 total crime volume, 510 are index crimes. And of the 510, 167 are also traffic related incidents. 

It may be recalled that Camp Dagohoy and the Bohol Provincial Police Office implemented Oplan Lambat Sibat, which had police officers swooping down on criminal elements especially into the drug trade. 

Non Index crimes, police crime statisticians explained, means those which are backed by special laws and not necessarily by the revised penal code. 

An increase in the Non Index Crimes tell a proactive police organization deciding to move out from their desk duties in order to curb criminals and their activities.

Topping Bohol crime types in November is theft at 141 cases, followed by physical injuries at 58 and robbery at 57 cases. 

Police also recorded 11 Boholano deaths by shooting while one victim while one more survived the attack.

Tagbilaran City claims 5 deaths, and one injury while the towns of Candijay, Danao, Sierra Bullones Buenavista and Tubigon as having these shootings. 

In Tagbilaran too, of the 5 deaths, police said the motive of one killing was drugs, another died for robbery and the remaining four are still undetermined. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)

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