With each day that passes, new news comes to light in Wander Franco’s case.
The baseball player authorized lawyers Francisco Rodriguez Consoro and Teodosio Jacquez Encarnación to represent him in the case in which he is linked to alleged relations with a minor.
Rodríguez Consoro, who previously served as judge of the Judicial Branch of the Ninth Investigation Court assigned to the Judicial Office of Permanent Attention Services of the National District, said his client will appear next week after New Year’s celebrations.
He explained that he himself met with Olga Dina Llaverias, the Chief Prosecutor of the National Directorate of Children, Adolescents and Families, and that the referee confirmed that the baseball player “has no problems with the law”, that he must appear in the province. Puerto Plata, he said.
The lawyer’s statements were made through an interview that was conducted on the program El Zol de la Muerte on the Zol-FM station, where referee Jacquez Encarnación also participated.
In this radio program Tigres del Licey general manager Audo Vicente was also linked to interference in the Tampa Camporto case.
According to journalist Pedro Jiménez, Audo was the first to release photographs of a baseball player and a minor.
Vicente is the husband of prosecutor Olga Dina Lavarias.
“I am ready to go to the Supreme Court. Mr. Pedro will have to prove everything he said about me,” declared the Blue manager through an interview on the Z Deportes program.
called by justice
Franco was summoned to appear at the District Attorney’s Office at 11 a.m. last Thursday. Franco did not return the call.
“By means of this act, lawyers Luz Díaz Rodríguez, Rosalina Trueba and lawyers Cristian Cabrera Heredia and Manuel Rodríguez Díaz are requested to present their client, Mr. Wander Samuel Franco Aybar, to the offices of the National Directorate of Children, Girls. and Juveniles and Families of the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic… Based on the materials of the request filed yesterday, Thursday, December 28, 2023 December 20 (in order to) “all actions related to the investigation, as well as any public ministry or The need for judicial authorities related to the investigation,” the document sent to the press said.
After the Bani native and minor scandal was exposed, Wander Franco was removed from his Major League team Tampa Bay and placed on administrative leave by MLB.
The player went to the All-Star Game for the first time this year before being suspended.
When he retired he had a .281 average with 17 home runs, 30 stolen bases, 58 RBI and 29 saves.