Police bust gang of armored truck robbers
Santo Domingo.- The National Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of Army Maj. Elvin Rodgers Rodriguez charged supplyng weapons to armored truck robbers John Percival Matos and Brayan Peter Félix .
The police also announced the arrest of Javier Perello, accused of being the contact between Rodriguez, Percival and Felix, and a motorcyclist identified only as Aneudy, the alleged getaway driver after one of the heists.
Also Alberto de Jesus Caraballo, motorcyclist who was the escape driver in one of the robberies, and a mechanic surnamed Corporan (a) La Culebra (snake), who prepared the motorcycles for getaways.
Percival was shot by police in a shootout some 80 kilometers north o the capital, whereas Felix was taken into custody Tuesday night.
Police spokesman Nelson Rosario said Elvin Rodgers Rodriguez is a star member of the national clay pigeon shooting team, as confirmed by Dominican Sports Shooting Federation president Jose Mera.
Jan 4, 2017
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