Sunday, 18 August 2019 01:46 GMT

Justice of Peace facing trial after running down agent

(MENAFN - Newsroom Panama) A judge of guarantees accepted on Wednesday, June 12 May imputation of a crime of personal injuries by Barú,Justice of the Peace Mercedes Guerra González, for a May 1 incident when she ran down a 35-year-old-year-old year-old security guard and failed to stop.

A video of the incident outrage in Las Arenas, Bari, Chiriqui went viral in Panama.The judge of guarantees decreed a six- month investigative process. No precautionary measures were imposed.

After the incident appeared on social medias Guerra Gonzalez denied that she was drunk and that she wanted to escape, after running over the agent at the entrance of a petro terminal.

According to her version , the incident occurred because the brakes of the car she was driving failed and she could not maneuver to avoid rolling over the

She added that she flashed the car lights to the security agent, as a way of pointing out that she had problems.

According to Guerra, she never wanted to flee and was responsible for what happened. She was accompanied by her mother and 8-year-old daughter

The victim asked the authorities of the Transit Police to apply a breathalyzer test to the driver , but the units said they did not have the alcohol sensor alcohol at hand, which led to an internal investigation to clarify the facts and the responsibility of the units in the application of the test reports La Critica.


Justice of Peace facing trial after running down agent


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