An irate soccer mom who disagreed with a 14-year-old girl’s officiating faces assault charges. Her husband is also charged.
Late in a tournament semifinal game in Pickering, the mother of a player took exception to a call by the teenage ref.
When the referee’s father tried to intervene to protect her, the woman allegedly punched him in the face, yelling at both of them.
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That’s when off-duty Durham Region police Det. Tom Dingwall, who was watching a game on an opposite field, overheard the commotion and decided to investigate.
Sandra Gutierrez, 39, and Sergio Vazquez-Lopez, 41, both face charges of assaulting an officer and assault to resist arrest. Gutierrez also faces an additional assault charge.