Modified: May 19, 2022 2:40pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 33-year-old Roberto Perez-Ramos of Springville was arraigned on Monday morning before Springville Village Court Justice Kelly O’Neal Adams on one count of Assault in the First Degree (Class “B” violent felony) and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree (Class “A” misdemeanor).
It is alleged that on Friday, May 13, 2022, at approximately 8:18 p.m., Erie County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a first aid call at a residential complex on South Cascade Drive in the Village of Springville. When deputies arrived, they found the male victim outside of the complex with a severe lacerations and stab wounds. The defendant is accused of assaulting the victim with a broken glass bottle, which resulted in serious physical injuries. A broken beer bottle was recovered from the scene.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Bertrand-Chaffee Hospital before being transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC. The victim was released after being treated for injuries to his face, ear and chest.
Perez-Ramos is scheduled to return on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. for a felony hearing. Bail was set at $5,000 cash or $50,000 bond/partially secured bond.
If convicted of all charges, Perez-Ramos faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.
DA Flynn commends the Deputy Pickering and Sergeant Lehning of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, Springville Police Department, Springville Fire Department, Mercy EMS and Mercy Flight for their work in this investigation and rendering aid to the injured victim.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Stanislaw Makowski of the Felony Trials Bureau.
As are all persons accused of a crime, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.