Browsing All posts tagged under »Byron Garcia«

Editorial: Byron’s belligerency

January 8, 2013


From lawyers to Americans and now a police chief, former Capitol consultant Byron Garcia isn’t one to shy away from a fight. In 2011, Byron confronted an American neighbor whose road blockade he tried to remove. The younger brother of suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia also challenged the management of the Filinvest subdivision for failing […]

Police chief sizes up ‘threat’ of governor’s brother, seeks son’s gun license cancellation

January 8, 2013


After Byron Garcia dared Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo to a fistfight and warned of a riot in the provincial jail, the police will have a closer look at whether Byron’s present and past actions fall squarely within the law. The chief of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) yesterday ordered his staff to study the record […]

Swat units sent to reinforce Cebu city, province jails

January 7, 2013


Police yesterday scrambled to secure the Cebu provincial jail and the adjacent city jail after rumors spread that a riot or a jail break would occur apparently to embarrass acting Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale who was scheduled to visit the penal facility. About 10 members of the Special Weapons and Tactics (Swat) unit of the […]

Byron hits police on SWAT presence, warns of jailbreak

January 6, 2013


by Senior Reporter Marian Z. Codilla Former Capitol security consultant Byron Garcia lashed out at Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo for detailing Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) members into the Capitol where his sister, Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, has stayed in since last month. Byron, who visited his sister early today, also warned that there […]

Byron ‘Old way of the whip’ won’t work in CPDRC

February 26, 2012


WATCHING from the sidelines, Byron Garcia said he worried that incidents of violence in the Cebu provincial jail would escalate. “Something is wrong with the jail management,” he told Cebu Daily News. “Pero dili na ko gusto manghilabot ana kay lisud na. Dili ko gusto ug another friction (with the governor),” he said. (But I […]

Byron, homeowners file raps on developer

January 18, 2012


Former Capitol consultant Byron Garcia is on the warpath again. This time Byron was with 12 homeowners when he filed charges against Filinvest Land Inc., the Home Land Use and Regulatory Board (HLURB), the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD), three employees of a manpower provider and three security guards. His complaint stemmed from the alleged […]

Board drops Byron as subdivision president

January 5, 2012


THE Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board in Central Visayas nullified the election of Byron Garcia and other officers of the Corona Del Mar Homeowners Association, Inc. (CDMHAI). In its Dec. 23, 2011 ruling, the board ordered Byron, brother of Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, and nine others to cease and desist from conducting any action […]

Cebuanos caught up, mixed in Pacman bout

November 14, 2011


by Jhunnex Napallacan, Edison delos Angeles and Rhea Ruth V. Rosell, Correspondents   Except for a minor feud that involved former Capitol consultant Byron Garcia, Cebu was generally peaceful for the duration of the Pacquiao-Marquez title bout telecast yesterday. Officials of Metro Cebu were left shaking their heads over the bout’s outcome, saying they believed Juan Manuel Marquez […]

American blames spat with Byron for anxiety

October 6, 2011


  Talisay City Prosecutor Marshall Rubia said a subpoena will be sent to Byron Garcia this week to answer police charges of carrying a gun without a permit. Garcia, brother of Gov. Gwen Garcia, surrendered his AK-47 assault rifle to the police a day after he brandished it in an angry confrontation with his American […]

Brgy court to mediate conflict with Byron

September 23, 2011


THE conflict between Byron Garcia and an American neighbor in Corona del Mar will first be mediated by the barangay captain of Pooc, Talisay City. This developed after Wayne Morris, the 56-year-old American whom Garcia allegedly threatened with an AK-47 rifle during an argument in their subdivision,said he won’t pursue filing charges against Garcia just […]