According to The Smoking Gun, the man who saved three women who were captive in a Cleveland house since their early teenage years (9, 11, and 10 years captive), is a repeat domestic abuse offender.
Charles Ramsey, whose 911 call and subsequent TV interviews have made him a microcelebrity, was once a repeat spousal abuser whose marriage ended in divorce following a 2003 felony conviction for battering his wife.
Ramsey, 43, has said that when he heard captive Amanda Berry screaming and trying to escape from neighbor Ariel Castroâ€™s home on Monday, “I figured itâ€™s a domestic violence dispute.â€ť Ramsey has also reportedly said that he went to help Berry because he â€śwas raised to help women in distress.â€ť
Ramseyâ€™s first domestic violence charge came in February 1997. He entered a no contest plea a year later and was found guilty of the count by a Cleveland Municipal Court judge. While waiting to be sentenced, Ramsey was again arrested for domestic violence.
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