Ballot counting machines disappear in Ponce
By John McPhaul
A person who was transporting ballot counting machines in Ponce reported the disappearance of two of the devices on Sunday night, police said.
Radamés Montes reported to the authorities that he drove his Ford model 150 vehicle from Sor Isolina Ferré Middle School to the facilities of the State Elections Commission in Ponce.
Upon arriving at his destination he realized that the back door of the vehicle was open and two ballot counting machines had been lost.
The property was valued at $40,000.
The case was investigated by agent Morales Santiago of the West Ponce police station.