Sources from this medium stated that Peres was arrested at his residence in Guinabo.
A spokeswoman for the FBI Puerto Rico, Limari Cruz RubioShe confirmed the arrests and announced that there would be a press conference at 11:00 am to expand the details.
“The FBI confirms that two arrest warrants have been executed this morning, one against the mayor of Guaynabo, Angel Perez.”Cruz Rubio said.
This newspaper contacted Perez’s press officer, Betsy Rivera, and the New Progressive Party’s secretary, Carmelo Ríos, several times, but the calls were not answered.
Pérez, who took over as mayor of Guaynabo after the resignation of Hector O’Neill, is also president of the Union of Mayors, which includes all PNP members.
While, The second arrested was Radamis Benitez, who works as a special assistant to the mayor of Trujillo Alto, José Luis Cruz Cruz.
“It surprises me, a lot of pain, I have no words. I just ran into this…. difficult. The mayor said in a radio interview (WKAQ – 580AM).
Santamaría was president of Waste Collection, while Villegas-Vargas and Rodríguez were owners of JR Asphalt Inc.. The two companies were involved in a scheme government corruptionand bribes and commissions (or illegal commissions) which included as a key piece the former mayor of Cataño Félix “el cano” Delgado Montalvo.
Both the former official and the contractors pleaded guilty to the charges.
. sources new day They noted that the target of the Federal Prosecutor’s Office in this case was not only against Delgado Montalvo, but against five other mayors and a former mayor who allegedly took bribes or agreed to award illegal contracts with West Collection.
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