After six years in Negros Oriental, Provincial Highway Patrol Group Head Sr. Inspector Robelito Mariano will be reassigned to Region 6. He is currently awaiting the appointment and assumption of his replacement.

Mariano is responsible for the aggressive crackdown on the use of noisy mufflers and other violations of traffic rules. In one year, some 861 motorists were apprehended while 18 persons connected to carnapping incidents were nabbed.