Accused David Ortiz gunman may be connected to NJ robbery

Lester Mason
June 14, 2019

Clifton police say Cruz was one of our four masked men who brandished handguns and robbed two men as they walked down the street. American prosecutors say they believe two suspects in the shooting of Ortiz are wanted for crimes in the United States.

Rolfy Ferreyra, third from left.

In early 2018, Clifton police were looking for a suspect identified as Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz of Reading, PA, in connection with two separate armed street robberies that took place on December 22, 2017, according to Valdes. The 25-year-old from Reading, Pennsylvania, has never been apprehended on those charges. They said the coordinator of the attack was among those arrested, but they have not said who they think might've ordered the shooting. The video shows a meeting between the suspects, as well as the shooting.

Although Eduardo Nunez is happy to hear that his friend and compatriot David Ortiz is expected to make a full recovery, the Boston Red Sox infielder is "embarrassed" by the recent shooting of Big Papi in the Dominican Republic, according to ESPN's Marly Rivera. But the key questions of by whom and why remain unanswered. He said confirmation would have to come through a fingerprint match. "For us, as Dominican players, it's a very bad image". The enraged crowd beat him to a pulp before handing him over the authorities. The nine were rushed to the court in a police pickup truck accompanied heavily armed police for their first appearance, during which charges will be presented against them so they can continue to be held.


The director of the National Police, General Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte shows the weapon that was used to shoot at the former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, during a press conference at the Attorney General's Office in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, June 12, 2019. David will continue to recover in the ICU and future updates on his condition will be provided when necessary, " a statement said.

"Just thinking about the fact that this happened to him in the Dominican Republic, it is unimaginable", Nunez said.

Rivas-Clase separately faces charges stemming from an October traffic stop in Reading. Bail was set at $10,000.

But Rivas-Clase skipped bail and was subsequently declared a fugitive, according to an online docket.

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