3 persons arrested in sting op

first_imgBACOLOD City – Three persons werearrested in a drug sting in Barangay Villamonte. Suspected shabu weighing about 5 gramswas seized from Ryan Mabasa, Lowell Gealon and Edmund Torres, according to thePhilippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Western Visayas (PDEA-6). The suspects were nabbed after theysold suspected illegal drugs to an undercover officer around 1:35 p.m. on Dec.19, it added.    center_img They were detained and charged withviolation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of2002.(With a report from PDEA-6/PN)last_img

OPAP supports public health networks with direct response programme

first_imgShare Share Related Articles OPAP has launched a ‘direct response programme’ which will support public health networks and emergency services in its home markets of Greece and Cyprus.Last week OPAP, the operating firm of the Greek National Lottery confirmed that it had donated 500,000 surgical masks and further emergency equipment to be directly used by Greece’s National Health Service. The Athens-listed firm detailed that it is working directly with Greece’s Ministry of Health in distributing the supplies to critical hospitals combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.Working with the government, OPAP has confirmed that it will financially support the Greek emergency network’s ‘DoctorAnytime’ national helpline, allowing concerned citizens to seek direct professional advice on coronavirus and other health matters. OPAP underlined its close relationship with Greek health networks, having funded the development of Athens paediatric hospital as a core social responsibility initiative.Further directives have seen OPAP confirm that it will fund a new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) within Cyprus’ Nicosia General Ward Hospital.Dimitris Aletraris, OPAP Chief Executive for Cyprus, confirmed that the gambling group had agreed to finance the development of the care unit for €1.3 million, which is expected to open in summer 2020. He said: “We want to assure all citizens that OPAP is an ally during this crisis time.” Submit SAZKA confident of European comeback as assets weather COVID-19 storm June 12, 2020 StumbleUpon Cypriot football seeks betting levy for development programmes June 25, 2020 OPAP delivers on Athens children’s hospital CSR projects July 6, 2020last_img read more

Animal Control Officer, Michelle Reid Sworn in as Deputy at Alpena Co. Sheriff’s Office

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena County Sheriff’s Office swore in a new deputy on Tuesday. Animal Control Officer Michelle Reid is now also a Certified Deputy.Looks like there’s a new Sheriff in town. Animal Control Officer, Michelle Reid was recently sworn into the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office taking on more duties as a now Certified Deputy.Already working for the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office since January 3rd with Animal Control, Deputy Reid now can add daily duties such as patrol duties, transporting inmates, and issuing warrants and arrest to her list.With a Vet Tech and Criminal Justice background, Reid said she wouldn’t have it any other way when it comes to working both careers.“Those have both just been passions of mine from the beginning. I’ve always wanted to be a law enforcement officer but I’ve always had a deep down love for animals. So I combined both passions into one career,” Reid said.As for the side of animal control, Reid said that it’s not about capturing animals to harm them, but to help them.“Alpena County does not have a county run shelter however we do have a contract with the Huron Humane Society. So any animals taken into my care will immediately be taken to the Huron Humane Society and they will be housed and cared for there. Once the who period on a stray animal is up, I will sign those animals over to the Huron Humane Society where they will be evaluated and hopefully adopted out,” she explained.Deputy Reid’s dual role will be an enhancement to the office, Under sheriff, Terry King said it’s awesome.“Well her personality is absolutely awesome, and I’m saying that in a very positive way. She always seems to have a smile on her face, she treats people with respect and that is one positive asset that we need here at the sheriff’s office, and we need to continue with that type of employer,” King said.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Alpena County Sheriff’s Office, Animal Control, Michelle Reid, New DeputyContinue ReadingPrevious TB National Marine Sanctuary to Host 17th Annual Maritime FestivalNext MI Social Media Daylast_img read more