This family photo was offered as evidence backing testimony from
Richard Ramirez' father, that
Ramirez was in El Paso, Texas, when
two of the crimes with which he was charged occurred.
Ramirez, at right, poses with his parents and neice in El Paso on
the day of the
latter's First Communion, on May 25, 1985. A
dentist's records however, place Ramirez in Los
Angeles on May 30,
1985, when a Burbank woman was raped.
Police Drawing of Los Angeles Night Stalker Killer
Second drawing of Night Stalker suspect by Los Angeles
Police Department artist F. G. Ponce on August 26,
1985, showing him
wearing a cap, added to the original hatless figure. The drawings
are in color and in
black-and-white. He is described as "Male
caucasian or possibly light-complected Latin, age 25-35,
150 lbs., thin. Hair style changes, might not be curly, may be
parted. Usually wears dark
clothing and tennis shoes. Armed and
Photograph of the cover page of the Los Angeles
Herald, Sunday edition, September 1, 1985,
where captured Night Stalker Richard Ramirez boasts "It's Me!."
9/4/1985-California: Richard Ramirez, arrested as "Night Stalker,"
accused mass murderer.
August 31, 1985 - Los Angeles, California: Richard Ramirez, the man police
have arrested as the alleged
Night Stalker is surrounded by police
officers as he walks out of a police station 8/31. The man police
believe responsible for 16 murders and two dozen other brutal
assaults was captured by angry citizens
when he attempted to steal a car.
September 3, 1985 - Richard Ramirez (R) accused of being the Los
Angeles area "Night Stalker" murderer
and allegedly slaying 16
people, leaves court after being charged with the murder of a 65
year old man,
one of the slayings attributed to the night stalker.
Ramirez delayed entering a plea until
September 10, 1985.
Flanked by his court-appointed attorneys,
Night Stalker suspect Richard Ramirez
bows his head during arraignment proceedings.
September 9, 1985 - Suspect Richard Ramirez (R), accused of being
the Los Angeles area serial killer
called the "Night Stalker", in
courtroom with his public defender Alan Adashek (L). Ramirez pleaded
innocent at the hearing to 68 felony counts, including 13 murder
Richard Ramirez appearing in court with attorney
Allen R. Adashek on September 10, 1985, to
face eight charges,
including one of murder. Eventually he would be convicted of
Richard Ramirez, accused of being the serial killer called the "Night
Stalker", appears in court to fire
his public defenders and hire a private attorney. Los Angeles,
October 9, 1985.
suspect Richard Ramirez in court on October 10, 1985,
conferring with his new attorney, Joseph Gallegos.
October 22, 1985 - Suspect Richard Ramirez, accused of being the
Los Angeles area serial killer
called the "Night Stalker", gesturing
in courtroom. Ramirez pleaded innocent at the hearing to
counts, including 13 murder charges.
October 24, 1985 - Suspect Richard Ramirez, accused of being the
Los Angeles area serial
killer called the "Night Stalker", flashes
his left palm showing a pentagram, a symbol of
satanic worship, at
his former attorney Joseph Gallegos after he was replaced
by 2 new
defendant in court on November 15, 1985, at which time the date
for his preliminary hearing was set for February 24, 1986.