Local May 1, 2012 | 10:16 am

Cabarete Mayor stages another violent incident

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic. – A transport worker from Cabarete filed a charge of attempted murder against that community’s mayor, and requested a prison sentence and 25 million in damages.

According to the complaint the transport worker Ambiorix Vargas and two other people in a car passed closed to Gabriel Mora’s (Canoa) SUV on March 15 near 5pm, when the Mayor pulled a pistol and fired three times until bystanders managed to stop him. Vargas said his car has three bullet holes from the gun fired.

Mora has had a string of violent incidents and contempt of court, stemming from the official’s refusal to comply with a judge’s ruling to hand over all of the Municipal District’s financial information to the Cabarete Development Association (ADECA).

ADECA Board member Gay Crosier said it’s the fourth violent incident involving Mora.

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