Gunmen get 30 years in prison for antinarcotic Colonel’s murder
Santo Domingo.- A National District court sentenced Antonio Wascar Antonio Cavallo Montero and Michelle Valdez Castillo to 30 years in prison for the September 18, 2011, murder of Colonel Cesar Augusto Ubri Bocio.
The 1st Collegiate Penal Chamber also found Cavallo and Valdez guilty of conspiracy, grand larceny and possession of illegal weapons.
Ubri, gunned down during an attempted robbery in the Las Praderas sector of the capital, was the top assistant to National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) president Rolando Rosado at the time of his death.
The judges Gissel Mendez, Daneira Garcia and Vladimir Garcia also sentenced the two convicts to pay RD$10 million in damages to the slain officer’s parents, wife and children, and an additional two million to the victim’s youngest son, represented by his mother Felicia Raquel Tejada.