Gentleman pleads not responsible to string of 13 theft-associated felonies | Cops & Courts



Jose Ramirez Jr.

Jose Ramirez Jr.




A person charged with 13 felonies for allegedly stealing five automobiles and various other house pleaded not guilty at a Natrona County District Court arraignment Friday.

Joseph Ramirez Jr., who court files state is from California, was arrested in the course of a website traffic cease in Casper in December. Legislation enforcement found a pair of suspected stolen firearms and “copious amounts” of narcotics in the car, according to the arrest affidavit. Law enforcement had been then able to detect Ramirez as the suspect in a string of quite a few burglaries in Utah and Wyoming.

Ramirez now awaits trial for a person rely of theft, 1 of aggravated theft, just one of car burglary, 6 counts of wrongful having and disposing of home, and 4 counts of possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon. Four of the having and disposing charges are connected to stolen cars. A review of Ramirez’s prison record bundled in courtroom filings uncovered he was convicted of four prior felonies including automobile theft and theft in California among 1997 and 2008.

He is accused of getting stolen a black Ford F-150 truck, a 2004 GMC Sierra truck, a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, a white Chevrolet Impala, two industrial BTU heaters, three TVs and 8 firearms over various months in 2020.

The initially theft in the situation was brought to law enforcement in Might, just after a person dwelling off of Highway 220 described that his GMC truck had been stolen together with quite a few firearms and ammunition, televisions and a set of collector’s cash. Investigators from the Natrona County Sheriff’s business were being not able to find the suspect at that time, but surveillance footage explained in the affidavit showed a person with a hid face producing a few independent visits into a household, carrying duffel luggage of stolen items into the truck right before driving away.