I-70 Crash Trucker’s Lawyer Arrested For 2nd Time In Less Than A Month
Denver, Colorado – For the second time in less than a month, the lawyer representing 23-year-old truck driver Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos against 36 felony charges stemming from a deadly crash along I-70 in April, has been arrested.
Denver-based attorney Robert Corry is once again in trouble with the law after he was arrested Wednesday afternoon on one count of displaying/flourishing a weapon.
According to police, the incident occurred Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the 810 block of N. Acoma Street – near 8th and Acoma in downtown Denver.
Investigators reported receiving numerous 911 calls complaining of a man waving a sword and threatening people.
Upon arriving on the scene police did not immediately find the weapon, but asked Corry for permission to search his black Maserati.
Investigators said the 2-foot-long sword was found in the trunk of his vehicle, according to the probable cause statement.
Bizarre Incident Leads To Corry’s Arrest In June
This week’s arrest is the second for Corry in the last month.
He was arrested on Friday, June 14th after what can only be described as a bizarre incident beginning at the Denver International Airport.
According to the probable cause statement in that arrest, officials said an unidentified woman went to the airport to pick Corry up and give him a ride.
When she arrived she found Corry in a fearful state.
Police said the woman alleges Corry quickly grabbed her hand and told her he “was being chased by ‘Arabs’ and they had a helicopter.”
According to the report, Corry and the woman hurried to her vehicle and Corry slid behind-the-wheel.
The woman alleges Corry began “driving aggressively, striking other vehicles, honking the horn and yelling at people.”
Further, he allegedly plowed through the gate arm at the short-term parking structure’s toll booth, breaking the vehicle’s windshield in the process.
The woman demanded to be let out of the vehicle, but he told her she “had better be quiet or he would kill her,” court documents state.
The woman even alleges Corry went so far as to break off the rear-view mirror equipped with a BMW assist button in order to prevent her from using it to call for help.
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When Corry was forced to slow for traffic the woman says she was able to flee from the vehicle and call 911.
Corry is scheduled to appear in court on July 31 to face charges of aggravated motor vehicle theft, first-degree kidnapping, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief.
Will Mederos Fire Corry?
The cuban-born immigrant truck driver, Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, is facing charges that, if convicted, could result in his imprisonment for decades.
The question observers and followers of this case are asking is “Will Mederos fire Corry?”
After Corry’s arrest in June, Mederos was silent on the matter.
However, in a post on Facebook the day after Corry’s June arrest, Mederos’ spouse Nailan Gonzalez wrote, ““Many have asked us about the news of the lawyer who is taking the case of Rogel, because it is true that he was arrested. That is the only information we have so far.”
Neither Gonzalez or Mederos has commented publicly about Corry’s most recent arrest or if they plan to continue preparing their defense under Corry’s representation.
However, Gonzalez has recently begun conducting raffles in an effort to raise money for Mederos’ defense.
Supporters are purchasing tickets for $10.00 each to help in the cause.
The raffle efforts have raised more than $3,000 so far.
Mederos is scheduled to be back in court on July 11 for a preliminary hearing where a judge will decide if enough evidence exists to warrant the number of charges against him.
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