2020News

Surveillance cameras at Attorney General Office help resolve robbery

STO01. SANTO DOMINGO (REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA), 13/01/17.- Vista del edificio de la Procuraduría General de la República y de la Corte Suprema de Justicia hoy, viernes 13 de enero de 2017, donde el procurador general, Jean Alain Rodríguez, está investigando a la constructora brasileña Odebrecht sobre los supuestos sobornos millonarios que la empresa pagó en el país, en Santo Domingo (República Dominicana). Esta tarde se vence el plazo otorgado por la Procuraduría General de la República a la empresa constructora Odebrecht, para que entregue los documentos de contratos y los nombres implicados en el soborno de 92 millones de dólares desde Brasil. EFE/Orlando Barría

A warehouse employee was sent to the Najayo Women’s Jail in San Cristobal for preventive custody as the case of robbery against her is prepared. She stole 710 televisions and an undetermined number of fans from the warehouse of the Attorney General Office (PGR). Two other employees are under arrest.

The TVs and fans were to be installed in jails under construction or renovation by the Attorney General Office.

The accused are Miguel Ángel German Lugo, administrative assistant, Miguel Leandro Martínez Vargas and Rainery Elizabeth Medina Sánchez, in charge of the warehouse and supply department of the PGR. Medina Sánchez allegedly planned and executed the robbery. The plan was to sell the articles to get the cash.

The robbery took place on 25 September 2020 in the afternoon in a warehouse located in the Villa Aura Urbanization in West Santo Domingo. With the change of authorities at the Attorney General, an inventory was carried out that showed 43-inch flat TVs were missing. The surveillance cameras installed at the Attorney General Office enabled the tracing of the individuals. An insider job was suspect.

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15 October 2020