Santo Domingo.- The National District Office of the Prosecutor on Wednesday asked pretrial detention against Brayan Félix and other members of a gang charged with one murder and robbing more than 10 banks, including three armored trucks.
According to authorities, the group had two active Army majors as accomplices, who supplied the weapons and ammo used in the assaults.
They said the late John Percival headed the crime gang, that included Felix, Army majors Elvin Rodgers and José Ivanigor Díaz; A man identified only as Aneudys, who drove the getaway motorcycle in one assault; Francisco Alberto de Jesus and a mechanic alias La Culebra, in charge of the motorcycles.
Also arrested was Javier Perello, accused of being the middleman between Félix and Rodgers to buy the guns, and who deposited money for Percival's movements.
The request was filed by the National District Office of the Prosecutor after interrogating Félix for five hours.