A choose positioned a lady in jail for skipping a scheduled July listening to on fees of DUI manslaughter and two counts of DUI with property injury.
Mayra Ramirez pleaded with Circuit Judge Lisa Herndon to not put her behind bars as she was handcuffed and escorted to the again by bailiffs on the conclusion of her listening to held on the Marion County Judicial Middle on Friday.
Ramirez instructed the choose that she has again accidents and repeatedly mentioned she can not survive if she’s despatched to jail. Herndon instructed her that she (the choose) has made her resolution that she ought to be held in custody.
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After the listening to, Ramirez’s lawyer, Theodore Riquelme, an assistant public defender, instructed a Star-Banner reporter that he does not know when his consumer could have a listening to.
Sometimes in conditions much like the one Ramirez is in, the offender is incarcerated till their lawyer can prepare a court docket date in entrance of a choose for a bond listening to.
In denying the protection’s movement to reinstate Ramirez’s bond and for the court docket to withdraw an arrest warrant for failure to seem for her July 26 pre-trial convention, the choose mentioned she has critical issues about Ramirez’s tackle, not showing for court docket and the seriousness of the offenses.
At situation was climate or not Ramirez had a professional purpose for not going to court docket almost two months in the past.
Riquelme argued that Ramirez’s physician needed her to stay at an Orlando rehabilitation heart on account of well being causes. Nonetheless, in response to testimony introduced in court docket, officers on the rehab facility mentioned Ramirez was to be discharged. It seems that she didn’t need to depart and authorities on the facility had been making ready to take steps to trespass her from the property.
Assistant State Attorney Kyle Lambert mentioned they’ve tried contacting Ramirez by means of 4 separate addresses with out reaching her. Lambert mentioned Ramirez has a earlier failure to seem on a visitors case that is nonetheless ongoing. He mentioned Ramirez has a previous DUI case and believes she is aware of the severity of her case and is purposely making an attempt to keep away from attending court docket hearings.
The protection disagrees, telling the choose that Ramirez is prepared to go to court docket. Riquelme mentioned they’re scheduling depositions for his consumer’s case. He mentioned Ramirez’s physician needed her to remain on the facility.
Riquelme gave the choose medical paperwork that counsel Ramirez has a medical situation. Ramirez, who was out on $55,000 bond, entered the courtroom utilizing a cane for help. The court docket was instructed Ramirez could be staying along with her mom if her bond was allowed to face.
Deadly crash & Arrest
Based on Florida Freeway Patrol Site visitors Murder Investigator Crystal Sollazzo’s report, Ramirez was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Traverse on Interstate 75 on the evening of Nov. 14, 2019, when witnesses mentioned the lady’s automobile struck the again of a Toyota Tacoma.
Troopers mentioned the Toyota was in entrance of the Chevrolet. The impression pressured the Toyota to veer left and off the roadway. The Toyota overturned and ejected the driving force, Judith Boris. She was pronounced deceased on the location, the report states.
Witnesses instructed FHP officers that the Chevrolet was rushing.
Sollazzo mentioned in her report that Ramirez instructed them she was coming from a health care provider’s appointment in Orlando. She mentioned a field truck struck Boris’ automobile and he or she crashed into one other automobile.
Ramirez was handled at an area hospital for minor accidents, authorities mentioned. Hospital officers known as police to have the 56-year-old girl trespassed due to her habits, in response to the FHP report.
Detecting Ramirez perhaps beneath the affect on account of her demeanor, a warrant was issued for Ramirez’s blood. The blood was despatched to a Florida Division of Transportation laboratory for testing, officers mentioned.
In April 2020, Sollazzo obtained the outcomes and it confirmed Ramirez’s blood had amphetamine and alprazolam. The report was despatched to a College of Florida laboratory for evaluation. The outcomes revealed that the substances present in Ramirez’s blood brought about her to be impaired.
A warrant was issued for Ramirez’s arrest in June 2020. Ramirez was taken into custody by a Seminole County Sheriff’s Workplace official in March 2021.
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