Fired WPLG Anchor Perez Wins Restraining Order Against Ex

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Miami Herald

Charles Perez, former anchor for WPLG-ABC 10, on Tuesday won a two-year restraining order against his ex-partner, whom he believes caused a chain of events that got him fired this month from the Post-Newsweek station.

Miami-Dade County Judge Rosa Figarola ordered Dennis Ricardo Pena to stay at least 500 feet away from Perez for the next 24 months. Pena, an unemployed paralegal, has 30 days to appeal and said “of course” he will.

Perez, 46, testified in domestic violence court that he was afraid of Pena, 42, claiming that his ex-partner had threatened and sexually assaulted him. More…