LAWRENCE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – An ally of embattled Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua has been arrested on a fraud and larceny charge, the Essex County District Attorney said Thursday.
Justo Garcia was arrested Thursday and is expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon.
Mayor Lantigua appeared in front of a grand jury May 29 to answer questions about thousands of dollars that had allegedly gone missing from a city-owned parking garage managed by Garcia.
Garcia is Lantigua's campaign photographer and longtime friend. He has known Lantigua for a number of years, and was an aide to him at the State House.
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