Santo Domingo, R.D.
The first case against a group of thirteen people accused of trying to assassinate former Dominican Major League Baseball player David Artes, nicknamed the ‘Big Poppy’, has been adjourned until Friday, March 26, by a court decision to decide the case.
Santo Domingo’s Second Court of Inquiry decided to suspend today’s hearing in the absence of the two defendants, who were not transferred to the capital from the centers where they were detained.
In addition, members of the plaintiff’s party were not “formally notified,” Funnel Ramares, legal attorney for the two defendants, told the press.
The attorney general said the public ministry is facing serious difficulties in proving the limited charge for “a lot of files.”
The attack on ‘Big Poppy’ took place in June 2019, when Artis was shot in the back in a bar in the municipality of Santo Domingo Este, while he was talking to a group of friends while spokesman Joel Lopez and Sixto David were also injured. Fernandez.
Authorities investigating the incident confirmed it was a mistake because the assassins thought he was wrong for another person.
After recovering at the Boston Hospital where he moved after receiving care in the Dominican Republic, Artis ordered a private investigation, which, according to the former player, concluded that it was a mess.
Defendants include Vector Hugo Gomez Vasquez or Jesus Manuel Ortiz, Jr. Julio Caesar La Jose Vargas (Yo or El Lindo), Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Motta, Carlos Rafael Alvarez Perez (Carlos), And Franklin Junio Miron (Rubirosa).
In addition, Oliver Moises Mirabelle (El Poppy), Joel Rodriguez de la Cruz (Skidward), Ronaldo Rodriguez Valencula (El Sino), Eddie Vladimir Belize Garcia (Vladi or El Natta), Porbio Allende de Combes or He was charged with shooting.