UVALDE, Tx. — Both mother and father and the grandma of the Texas faculty shooter Salvador Ramos had legal information, together with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and attempting to cross off a faux test, The Post has realized.
Ramos, 18, slaughtered 19 elementary faculty college students and two academics when he burst into Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 24 in America’s deadliest faculty capturing since 2012.
His mother and father, Adriana Martinez and Salvador Ramos Sr., had their very own brushes with the regulation greater than a decade in the past, in accordance with Uvalde County Court information obtained by The Post.
His grandma Celia “Sally” Martinez Gonzales — who he shot within the face earlier than finishing up the varsity capturing — was slapped with a misdemeanor in 1993, county information say.
Martinez was charged with writing a nasty test for $22.62 to a normal retailer in Uvalde on June 30, 2003, simply across the time Ramos was born.
Records present she was struggling financially on the time, solely taking in $500 a month from her job at Golden Dragon restaurant in Uvalde. She was additionally receiving $223 in public help and $269 in meals stamps.
Martinez was residing in an residence that housed six individuals when she dedicated fraud, information present. She reported being single on the federal government paperwork, implying she doubtless had damaged up with Ramos Sr. by then.
Martinez pleaded responsible to the cost on Sept. 27, 2005 and needed to pay a fantastic of $250, court docket prices of $218, and was sentenced to 180 days in jail. However, since she pleaded responsible she was as a substitute positioned on probation with a required 25 hours of neighborhood service.
Two years later, an assault cost was filed towards her, alleging Martinez brought on bodily hurt to a member of the family.
The cost appeared to be dismissed on Sept. 26, 2007, and information present Martinez needed to enroll in Anger Management Counseling. She additionally needed to pay $1,928 to the County Attorney’s Office and different court docket charges.
Salvador Ramos Sr. had a quick run in with the regulation in 2000, when he was charged with resisting arrest. Ramos Sr. apparently struggled with officer Daniel Rodriguez and made a run for it. It’s unclear from court docket information how the wrestle started. He pleaded no contest, was sentenced to 180 days in county jail and needed to apologize in writing to Uvalde PD.
Eleven years later, Ramos Sr. was slapped with a felony cost of aggravated assault with a lethal weapon for an April 9, 2011 incident.
According to the July 2, 2012 indictment, Ramos Sr. struck a person named Enrique Jesus Perez with a beer bottle. Ramos was ordered to steer clear of the sufferer and needed to undergo drug and alcohol testing.
He pleaded no contest to the cost, which was subsequently dropped to a category A misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, however the decide agreed that Ramos may do his time on weekends. He additionally needed to bear a substance abuse therapy program.
Gonzales, the grandma, was charged with an unspecified misdemeanor after a June 9, 1993 arrest. She was convicted and sentenced to a most of two years of probation, and needed to pay a court docket fantastic of $500 and court docket charges of $157. It’s unclear from court docket information what Gonzales did.
The Post was unable to achieve the 2 mother and father and their relations on Tuesday.
Gonzales could by no means have the ability to discuss once more after being shot within the face by her grandson, a relative instructed The Post on Sunday, saying the bullet went into her jaw, and shattered all her tooth. Her husband beforehand stated she was awake however in ache.
Both Ramos Sr. and Martinez have apologized for his or her son’s actions. The father stated in an interview that Ramos Jr. ought to have simply killed him as a substitute.
“I have no words to say, I don’t know what he was thinking,” Martinez instructed the Spanish-language station Televisa. “I only want the innocent children who died to forgive me,” she stated. “Forgive me, forgive my son. I know he had his reasons.”