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Sonoma Man Pleads Guilty to Six Counts of Assault in After-Hours Pizza Brawl

Uriel Caballero-Ramos faces five years in state prison for his role in the late-night brawl at New Yorker Pizza back in November 2012.

A Sonoma man will spend the next five years of his life in state prison for his role in a late-night fight that occurred at a Petaluma pizza joint back in November 2012.

On Friday, Uriel Caballero-Ramos, 25, of Sonoma, pleaded guilty to two counts of felony assault, four counts of misdemeanor battery and resisting arrest for a Nov. 4, 2012 assault that occurred at New Yorker Pizza.

District Attorney Jill Ravitch stated, “This unprovoked attack was completely unjustified.  His actions of extreme force escalated a benign situation to a medical emergency in which innocent people were seriously injured.  Mr. Caballero-Ramos has earned his lengthy prison sentence.”

The charges resulted from a fight that broke out in front of New Yorker Pizza around 1 a.m., on November 4.  After an argument that began in line, Caballero-Ramos assaulted six different victims by elbowing and punching them.  One female victim suffered a severely bruised orbital and a concussion.  Another male victim dislocated his shoulder when he fell to the ground during the fight, according to a press release.

Caballero-Ramos fled the scene and ran from officers but was arrested after a brief foot pursuit by Petaluma Police officers.  He also pled to resisting arrest.

Caballero-Ramos’ sentencing is set for May 15, 2013.  He will be sentenced to serve five years in the state prison, a sentence that was negotiated with the District Attorney’s Office.

The case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Jason RiehlThe investigation was conducted by the Petaluma Police Department.

Harold Edwards April 20, 2013 at 07:18 PM
After 5 years prison sentence, he will come out a 30 year old unwanted Rat. With nothing to offer in life other than someone with a bad attitude,prison record,someone nobody wants.This boy has a long screwed up life looking at him,in this day and age he goofed up.I bet the parents are very proud that they raised a misfit in life.

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