Cleveland man accused of beating woman during break-in

October 10, 2018

Cleveland man accused of beating woman during break-in

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland man is accused of breaking into a home and beating a woman before he slashed the tires on her car.

Noel I. Ramirez III, 26, is charged with aggravated burglary in the Oct. 4 incident at a home on West 115th Street near Western Avenue, according to court records.

Ramirez waived his right to a preliminary hearing during his appearance Saturday in Cleveland Municipal Court. His case was bound over to a Cuyahoga County grand jury.

He remains in custody at the Cuyahoga County Jail on $25,000 bond, court records say.

The 33-year-old woman let Ramirez stay at her home for a few days while her boyfriend was in prison. But she locked Ramirez out because he became too possessive, according to a police report.

Ramirez broke into the home through a window and grabbed a knife from the kitchen. He threatened her and took her cellphone and purse, police reports say.

He then shoved her to the ground, and repeatedly punched and kicked her, court records say. The woman eventually broke free and ran away.

Ramirez then used the knife to slash all four tires on the woman’s car, which was parked in the driveway outside the home, police reports say.

Ramirez’s criminal history includes prior convictions for breaking and entering, attempted receiving stolen property and domestic violence, according to Cuyahoga County court records.

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