Inquired in 2013 over threat against paper shootings in Mars Land | US Newspapers
Someone who allegedly shot five at a Maryland Gazette was searched in May 2013 after making menaces against the document, said law enforcement on Friday. Annapolis district law enforcement commissioner Timothy Altomare said Jarrod Ramos was under investigation for "online imminent comments" addressed to the main Annapolis bulletin, but the press administration chose not to press prosecutions.
Ramos, 38, was videoed in a regional courthouse charged with killing five men in the paper as part of a year-long vendetta that began when he spoke of his harrassment of a female. West Adams, the DA, explained to the courthouse that Ramos was barricading a back entry to the newspaper's offices before he came in through the front gate and shot poeple as they tried to escape through the barrel-block.
Outside the tribunal, Adams said this was "proof of a co-ordinated attack". Investigation for the shootings at Ramos's flat in the town of Laurel, about 25 miles from the Newspapers Bureau was found, according to law enforcement. Ramos, wearing a naval jumper, did not talk or intruded.
He is accused of first degree murders. There were two other injuries. In 2012, Ramos brought an unsuccessful slander suit against the paper and a reporter after publishing a detailed report about Ramos, who tortured a former classmate after refusing his progress on-line. It was Ramos who confessed his guilt for criminals.
On Friday, policemen acknowledged that Ramos, who had been arrested at the crime site and declined to co-operate, had been ID'd using face detection technologies. Former editor of the Capital Gazette, Thomas Marquardt, said he had notified the authorities of Ramos' behavior. "Marquardt told the magazine's paper, the Baltimore Sun, that I told our lawyers: "This is a man who'll come in and kill us.
They accuse Ramos of firing a rifle through the crystal doors to the Capital Gazette office and opening fire in the editors' office. The cops said the weapon was bought legal about a year ago. The fatalities were Gerald Fischman, a 61-year-old journalist; Rob Hiaasen, 59, publisher and author; John McNamara, 56, journalist and publisher; Rebecca Smith, a 34-year-old saleswoman; and Wendi Winters, 65, journalist.
Survivors of the attack have set off to a car park near by to publish the Friday issue of their paper. This paper was released on Friday, as planned. "Such a thing could be happening in Afghanistan or Iraq, but you don't want it to be in a dozy bureau across from a shopping mall," said Furgurson.
He has often said to his followers that the media is the "enemy of the people". Trumps is due to the next weeks Campaign in Montana on behalf of Republicans including Congressman Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to attacking a Guardian correspondent last year after laying about it to the police. In a growing enmity for U.S. reporters, the emphasis shifted to statements by Judge Maureen Lamasney when she rejected Ramos' charges of libel against the paper in 2013.