CHIEF STATE PROSECUTOR JOVENCITO R. ZUÑO, vs.JUDGE ALEJADRINO C. CABEBE, A.M. OCA No. 03-1800-RTJ, November 26, 2004

Facts: In his complaint, Chief State Prosecutor Zuño alleged that Criminal Case for illegal possession of prohibited or regulated drugs was filed with the Regional Trial Court, Branch 18, Batac, Ilocos Norte against Rey Daquep Arcangel, Victorino Gamet Malabed, William Roxas Villanueva, all police officers, Jocelyn Malabed Manuel and Pelagio Valencia Manuel. Upon arraignment, allContinue reading “CHIEF STATE PROSECUTOR JOVENCITO R. ZUÑO, vs.JUDGE ALEJADRINO C. CABEBE, A.M. OCA No. 03-1800-RTJ, November 26, 2004”

People vs. Vasquez- G.R. No. 200304, January 15, 2014

Facts: P/Insp. Fajardo testified that in the morning of April 1, 1998, a confidential informant went to their office and reported that a certain Donald Vasquez was engaged in illegal drug activity. This alias Don supposedly claimed that he was an employee of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). According to the informant, alias DonContinue reading “People vs. Vasquez- G.R. No. 200304, January 15, 2014”

Payumo vs.Sandiganbayan – G.R. No. 151911, July 25, 2011

Facts: The petitions stem from the facts of Criminal Case No. 4219 involving a shooting incident that occurred on February 26, 1980 at around 5:30 o’clock in the afternoon in Sitio Aluag, Barangay Sta. Barbara, Iba, Zambales. A composite team of Philippine Constabulary (PC) and Integrated National Police (INP) units allegedly fired at a groupContinue reading “Payumo vs.Sandiganbayan – G.R. No. 151911, July 25, 2011”

RODEL LUZ y ONG vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 197788, February 29, 2012

Facts: PO2 Emmanuel L. Alteza, who was then assigned at the Sub-Station 1 of the Naga City Police Station as a traffic enforcer, substantially testified that on March 10, 2003 at around 3:00 o’clock in the morning, he saw the accused, who was coming from the direction of Panganiban Drive and going to Diversion Road,Continue reading “RODEL LUZ y ONG vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 197788, February 29, 2012”

GEORGE ANTIQUERA y CODES vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 180661, December 11, 2013

Facts: At around 4:45 a.m. of February 11, 2004, PO1 Gregorio Recio, PO1 Laurence Cabutihan, P/Insp. Eric Ibon, PO1 Rodelio Rania, and two civilian operatives on board a patrol car and a tricycle were conducting a police visibility patrol on David Street, Pasay City, when they saw two unidentified men rush out of house numberContinue reading “GEORGE ANTIQUERA y CODES vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 180661, December 11, 2013”

De Lima vs. Reyes, – G.R. No. 209330, January 11, 2016

Facts: Dr. Gerardo Ortega (Dr. Ortega), also known as “Doc Gerry,” was a veterinarian and anchor of several radio shows in Palawan. On January 24, 2011, at around 10:30 am, he was shot dead inside the Baguio Wagwagan Ukay-ukay in San Pedro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. After a brief chase with police officers, Marlon B.Continue reading “De Lima vs. Reyes, – G.R. No. 209330, January 11, 2016”

PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON GOOD GOVERNMENT vs. NAVARRO-GUTIERREZ (as then Ombudsman) – G.R. No. 194159, October 21, 2015

Facts: The instant case arose from an Affidavit-Complaint dated July 15, 2003 filed by the PCGG – through Rene B. Gorospe, the Legal Consultant in-charge of reviewing behest loan cases – against former officers/directors of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), namely, Ferry, Tengco, Zosa, Zalamea, Castell, and Sison, as well as former officers/stockholdersContinue reading “PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON GOOD GOVERNMENT vs. NAVARRO-GUTIERREZ (as then Ombudsman) – G.R. No. 194159, October 21, 2015”

Abanado vs. Bayona, – A.M. No. MTJ-12-1804, July 30, 2012

Facts: The case now sprang from Criminal Case entitled People of the Philippines v. Cresencio Palo, Sr. complainant City Prosecutor Armando P. Abanado filed the Information in the Municipal Trial Court in Cities, Bacolod City, which was eventually raffled to Branch 7 thereof presided by respondent Judge Abraham A. Bayona. On April 13, 2009, respondentContinue reading “Abanado vs. Bayona, – A.M. No. MTJ-12-1804, July 30, 2012”

Castillo vs. Salvador – G.R. No. 191240, July 30, 2014

Facts: Petitioner Cristina B. Castillo testified that she is engaged in real estate business, educational institution, boutique, and trading business. She met respondent through a common friend in December 2000 and became close since then. Respondent had told her that his friends, Jinggoy Estrada and Rudy Fernandez, were engaged in the freight and remittance businessContinue reading “Castillo vs. Salvador – G.R. No. 191240, July 30, 2014”

Solidum vs. People, – G.R. No. 192123, March 10, 2014

Facts: This appeal is taken by a physician-anesthesiologist who has been pronounced guilty of reckless imprudence resulting in serious physical injuries by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) and the Court of Appeals He had been part of the team of anesthesiologists during the surgical pull-through operation conducted on a three-year old patient born with anContinue reading “Solidum vs. People, – G.R. No. 192123, March 10, 2014”