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Rappler's latest stories on road rage


Angeles City road rage suspect a businessman-singer, not lawmaker

Nov 14, 2018 - 3:35 PM

The suspect is arrested at a bar in Tarlac City. Earlier, Pampanga 1st District Representative Carmelo Lazatin II denied any involvement in the incident.

Pampanga congressman denies involvement in road rage incident

Nov 13, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Pampanga 1st District Representative Carmelo Lazatin II says the protocol license plate used by the man in the video was issued during the previous 16th Congress, when he was not a congressman yet

Court orders arrest of Top Gear PH's former editor-in-chief

Mar 10, 2018 - 10:03 PM

Vernon Sarne is charged with cyber libel for identifying on a Facebook post the wrong person as the gunman in a 2016 road rage incident

ORDERED ARRESTED. A Manila regional trial court has ordered the arrest of ex-Top Gear Philippines editor-in-chief Vernon Sarne over cyber libel charges. Photo from Sarne's Facebook account

CA affirms Jason Ivler’s 40-year jail time in road rage case

Dec 18, 2017 - 7:24 PM

The court also increases damages due the family of Renato Ebarle Jr, whom Ivler killed in 2009

ROAD RAGE. Jason Ivler is found guilty of killing Renato Ebarle Jr following an incident of road rage in 2009. Photo from EPA/Rolex Dela Pena

VIRAL: Drunk driver hits vehicles along Commonwealth Avenue

Nov 23, 2017 - 10:08 PM

The driver of the Nissan Patrol – identified to be 39-year-old Niño San Gabriel – tests positive for alcohol and is found possessing two firearms inside his vehicle

Coleen Garcia files report against ex-cop in road rage incident

May 23, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Coleen adds that the man threatened to shoot her her driver and her PA

Coleen Garcia details encounter with ex-cop in road rage incident

May 22, 2017 - 1:41 PM

He reached both his hands out and scratched my face trying to grab me and pull me out so that he could beat me up too says the actress recounting her experience

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Mar 21, 2017 - 12:04 PM

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Peter Lim's nephew surrenders over road rage

Mar 21, 2017 - 7:03 AM

UPDATED David Lim Jr who is the prime suspect in a road rage case in Cebu City surrenders early Tuesday March 21

PRIME SUSPECT. A mugshot of David Lim Jr., taken March 21, 2017. Photo courtesy Police Regional Regional Office 7

Peter Lim relatives reach out to Bong Go in road rage case

Mar 20, 2017 - 7:08 PM

Special Assistant to the President Bong Go advises the alleged drug lord s family to surrender David Lim Jr suspected of shooting a nurse during a traffic altercation

#PugadBaboy: Another Road Rage Murder

Mar 03, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Suspect in killing of QC traffic enforcer nabbed in Cagayan

Oct 05, 2016 - 10:24 AM

Police arrest Geronimo Iquin in Aparri just days after the crime which was caught on CCTV

SUSPECT. Appari police take a mugshot of Geronimo Iquin on October 4, 2016. Photo courtesy of PNP-Aparri

DOJ indicts Quiapo road rage suspect for murder

Sep 06, 2016 - 4:41 PM

Prosecutor General Claro Arellano says the cases would be filed against Vhon Tanto before the Manila City regional trial court this week

FINGERPRINTS TAKEN. Road rage suspect Vhon Martin Tanto undergoes booking procedures inside the Manila Police District homicide division before going to the Department of Justice for inquest in Manila on July 30, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Gun advocacy group hits 'licensed gun owner' tag on road rage suspect

Aug 02, 2016 - 9:41 AM

The group Gun Owners in Action says Vhon Martin Tanto is not part of the community of legitimate firearms owners because of his actions

ROAD RAGE SUSPECT. Members of the police escort suspect Vhon Martin Tanto as he arrives at the Manila Police District after his arrest from Masbate province on July 30, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Quiapo road rage suspect: 'Sorry po talaga'

Jul 30, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Nagdilim lang ang paningin ko Quiapo road rage suspect Vhon Martin Tanto says after he was put under police custody

POLICE CUSTODY. Road rage suspect Vhon Martin Tanto sits inside his cell while being interviewed by members of the media at the Manila Police District homicide division before going to the Department of Justice for inquest in Manila on July 30, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Quiapo road rage suspect in Manila police custody

Jul 30, 2016 - 8:33 AM

UPDATED PNP chief Director General Bato dela Rosa also emphasizes the importance of responsible gun ownership and road courtesy Guns he says are the last resort of self defense

IN POLICE CUSTODY. Vhon Martin Tanto, suspect in the Quiapo road rage slay, arrives in Manila on July 30, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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Jul 29, 2016 - 8:17 PM

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'Army reservist' tag on Tanto 'unfair' to soldiers

Jul 29, 2016 - 8:10 PM

Former Magdalo party list Representative Ashley Acedillo says it is a disservice to soldiers and reservists to be associated with someone who clearly should not have been accepted into reservist training

ARRESTED. Suspect Vhon Martin Tanto is arrested in Masbate and will be brought to Manila by Saturday morning.

Dela Rosa: 'Villain's welcome' in Manila for Quiapo road rage suspect

Jul 29, 2016 - 7:23 PM

Vhon Tanto the suspect in the shooting of a cyclist in a road rage incident is expected to arrive in Manila on Saturday following his arrest in Masbate

ROAD RAGE CASE. SPO2 Charles Duran in a media interview at St. Peter Funeral Homes in Quezon City on July 29 confirms that police investigation in the death of Mark Vincent Geralde is now over and charges of murder against suspect Vhon Tanto is ready according to Atty. Persida Acosta (left), counsel for the Geralde. Tanto is now in police custody in Bicol and will be tansferred to Manila by land. Acosta added. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Quiapo road rage suspect arrested in Masbate

Jul 29, 2016 - 1:51 PM

2ND UPDATE Police will bring suspect Vhon Martin Tanto to the Manila police from the PNP s regional headquarters

SUSPECT. A Manila police officer holds up photos of Army reservist Vhon Tanto, the suspect in the Quiapo road rage slay. Photo from PTV4 Facebook page

Vehicle of suspect in Quiapo road rage slay found

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:09 PM

UPDATED The Hyundai EON of suspect Vhon Tanto is parked outside his brother in law s house in Aritao town Nueva Vizcaya

SUSPECT. A Manila police officer holds up photos of Army reservist Vhon Tanto, the suspect in the Quiapo road rage slay. Photo from PTV4 Facebook page

Police to launch manhunt vs Manila road rage suspect

Jul 27, 2016 - 5:05 PM

The Manila Police District says it will give Vhon Martin Tanto the suspected gunman in a road rage incident in Manila until Wednesday afternoon to surrender

ROAD RAGE. The Manila Police District says it will launch a manhunt for Vhon Martin Tanto, the suspect of a road rage incident in Manila, if he does not surrender. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'We could have been Lorelie'

Jan 09, 2016 - 7:59 PM

We must act for those she left behind and for those we could be leaving behind if things don t get any better

LORELEI MELEVO. A biker, Lorelei is killed when a dump truck hits her along Mayor Gil Fernando Avenue in Marikina City on January 5, 2016. From Facebook wall of James Deakin

Jason Ivler convicted of murder in road rage case

Nov 24, 2015 - 5:42 PM

He faces up to 40 years in prison and must also pay P9 373 million in damages

ROAD RAGE. Jason Ivler was charged guilty for killing Renato Ebarle Jr following a road rage in 2009. EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

#PugadBaboy: Blue Eagle rage

Oct 23, 2015 - 5:00 AM

VIRAL: Confiscated license? Here's how not to react

Oct 15, 2015 - 9:18 PM

A viral Facebook post shows how a motorist repeatedly swears as he questions a polite traffic officer’s authority

Bashar al-Assad cousin in 'road rage' killing

Aug 08, 2015 - 1:37 AM

Suleiman al Assad Bashar al Assad s a first cousin once removed killed Colonel Hassan al Sheikh because he overtook him at a crossroads

Netizen report: Driver pushes, shouts at MMDA traffic aides

Jun 27, 2015 - 6:17 PM

Lawyer Crisanto Saruca Jr of the MMDA Traffic Discipline Office says the MMDA is investigating the incident and is in the process of identifying the driver

King of the road? Nueva Vizcaya mayor gets flak online

May 08, 2015 - 7:15 AM

Mayor Aurelio Salunat says a driver who complained on Facebook that he was rude and arrogant when he didn t give way along a narrow bridge is lying

ROAD RAGE. Who should have given way in this one-way bridge in Barangay Maddiangat, Quezon town, Nueva Vizcaya – the mayor or the Facebook user who claims the local official cursed him? Photo from Justin Bangad’s Facebook account

PNP on 'road rage' video: Hear both sides

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:27 PM

Police have since filed charges against the motorist who pointed a gun at a taxi driver But the PNP says it has yet to hear his side

ROAD RAGE. A video taken from inside a public bus shows a man pointing his gun at a taxi driver in the middle of a flyover along EDSA.  Screengrab from Facebook video

Caught on video: Man points gun at taxi driver

Jul 26, 2014 - 1:02 PM

A video of two drivers in a heated argument along a flyover in EDSA has gone viral on Facebook

When Rolito Go killed a student

Aug 15, 2012 - 5:44 PM

Missing convict Rolito Go went to jail for killing a 25 year old engineering student in a 1991 road rage incident