Ecuador, Ex-Judge Galapagos Arrested

Posted on June 16, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Politics

According to Byron Cornejo Coba was arrested for carrying a pistol without a permit in the Guayas province. In May of 2010 he was accused of extorting money, USD 10,000, from a Cost Rican captain for the release of his vessel. Allegedly there was video evidence. When arrested USD 1,000 was found on his desk. Coba is a person non grata in the Galapagos and was dismissed from his judicial appointment. He is not living in Guayas province.Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email