The car that rolled through the McDonald's parking lot on the night of April 3, 2005, belonged to Monique Trujillo. Outside the fast-food restaurant stood Trujillo's ex-boyfriend and another young woman, Terra Ramirez. Before Ramirez could finish her orange soda, Trujillo's car was back at McDonald' ... More >>
Court was in session Monday morning and everyone was ready for the sentencing of 19-year-old Hector Cibrian. But the guest of honor was nowhere to be found. Denver District Court Judge Christina Habas heard lawyers say that Cibrian's family and his attorney both claim to have not heard from Cibrian ... More >>
The chains around Terra Ramirez's feet clanked on the wooden jury box as she was escorted into Denver District Court today for her sentencing. Terra (left, above) was facing up to fifteen 15 years in prison for her role in a drive-by shooting in the summer of 2005. Judge Christina Habas pushed a b ... More >>
Natalie McFarlane didn't know the two little girls who she played a role in shooting. But on September 25, she entered a guilty plea in the case. As revealed in the Westword feature "Girl Crazy," McFarlane (right) was a 19-year-old college student with a clean record and a boyfriend, Andy Rubio (ce ... More >>
From the week of September 7, 2006
Terra Ramirez knows what it's like to be a victim -- and to victimize.