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07-21-06, 08:05 PM #1
Chilling traffic stop shooting video"When I'm driving along and I see a sign that says, CAUTION: SMALL CHILDREN AHEAD,
I slow down, and then it occurs to me, I'm not afraid of small children"!
07-21-06, 09:10 PM #2
Man gets life sentence for shooting East Texas trooper
TYLER, Texas — A Mexican national was sentenced to 14 life terms in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a state trooper and firing on other officers during a car chase.
Ramon Armando Ramos, 38, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 14 counts of aggravated assault on a public servant with a deadly weapon for the March 22 gunfight.
District Court Judge Cynthia Stevens Kent ruled that Ramos would serve two of the sentences consecutively, with the remainder served concurrently. He would be eligible for parole in 60 years.
Ramos and suspect Francisco Saucedo are accused of shooting Department of Public Safety Trooper Steven Stone after he pulled the suspects over for speeding and began handcuffing Ramos for marijuana possession.
The altercation was captured on a video camera in Stone's patrol car. Stone was shot at least three times, including in his chest and shoulder, and is still recovering.
Ramos and Saucedo fled the scene and exchanged gunfire with Tyler police officers during a car chase before police were able to stop Ramos' truck.
Smith County sheriff's Detective Noel Martin said three handguns and an assault rifle were confiscated from the truck. Both suspects were wearing body armor.
Ramos has pleaded guilty in federal court to an immigration violation.
Saucedo also faces 14 charges of aggravated assault on a public service with a deadly weapon. He is set to go on trial next month.
In New York we're still searching for Ralph 'Bucky' Philips - a career criminal who escaped from a county jail with 4 days left of his sentence; then shot and wounded a NY Trooper who stopped him for a traffic violation.
Everyone be safe out there!"never bring paws to a gunfight" - Jenna
07-22-06, 12:50 AM #3CopsRCool302 GuestOriginally Posted by TheeBadOne
Thats so sad to watch.. I'm happy that Officer is ok, just goes to show the brave stand tall.. again a thank you to all officers for your service, keeping us safe.
hope those guys pay in prison!
Last edited by CopsRCool302; 07-22-06 at 01:12 AM.
07-23-06, 12:06 PM #4
How many more times is this video going to be posted?The virtue of spirit has no need for thanks or approval. Only the certain conviction that what has been done is right. -Jor El, as played by Marlon Brando
07-23-06, 12:53 PM #5Originally Posted by Centurion44
07-23-06, 02:43 PM #6
"A Mexican national...pleaded guilty in federal court to an immigration violation"
And here, I thought "illegal" didn't mean "criminal" Go figure.I may have many faults, but being wrong ain't one of them.
07-23-06, 05:18 PM #7
Ok Im awake now! They should have fried these guys!Everybody is entitled to MY opinion!
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