Union City Man, Nelson Enrike Ramirez Charged With Robbery In Connection With Series Of Bay Area Commercial Robberies
Defendant Allegedly Robbed Or Attempted To Rob 23 Gas Stations and Convenience Stores In The East and South Bay Over A Six Month Period In Late 2020
OAKLAND (STL.News) Nelson Enrike Ramirez was arraigned today on a federal criminal complaint charging him with robbery affecting interstate commerce, announced Acting United States Attorney Stephanie M. Hinds and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair.
The complaint charges Ramirez, 40 years old and from Union City, with a November 6, 2020, robbery of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Washington Boulevard in Fremont. According to the complaint, Ramirez entered the store wearing a black or grey inside-out hooded sweatshirt, a black COVID-19-style mask, and a grey glove. He allegedly told the clerk he needed a soda from the soda machine and as the clerk approached to help, Ramirez pulled what appeared to be a black handgun from his pocket. He ordered the clerk to walk to the cash register, where the clerk gave Ramirez approximately $200 from the register. Ramirez looked in another register and then left the store.