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Brain-injured ringleader gets 4 years in prison for terrorizing autistic St. Paul teen

Published 05/21/2011, St. Paul Pioneer Press / MCT

There were no winners in the courtroom when Anthony Martin Ramos was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for robbing and terrorizing a 16-year-old autistic boy in St. Paul. "Unfortunately, we had a case of the mentally ill versus the mentally ill," the defense attorney said. "Until we figure this out, we're just going to be warehousing people with mental illness in prisons."

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