City man jailed in domestic assault


BATAVIA — Luis A. Ramos-Mercado was released from state prison May 14 after serving eight months of a one-to-three year term for falsifying business records.

Twelve days later he was arrested on warrants charging him in connection with a violent domestic where he burst into a house on East Main Street and threatened a person with a weapon.

He was arraigned and released under supervision and court orders of protection were issued.

On June 6, Ramos-Mercado allegedly violated that order and beat choked a woman outside her Ellicott Avenue house, in the presence of a child, city police said.

He was charged with felony first-degree criminal contempt of court, third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a child.

Ramos-Mercado also may be facing violation of parole charges. He is on parole until May 31, 2022.

He now remains in Genesee County Jail without bail.

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