Skip to comments.Pictured: Suspect accused of taking three teens arrested with his brothers
Posted on 05/07/2013 5:33:42 AM PDT by Morgana
The prime suspect in the astonishing kidnapping case of three women held captive for ten years has been taken into custody - as well as two of his own brothers.
Ariel Castro, 52, of Cleveland, Ohio was arrested on Monday after one of his alleged victims escaped his home and called police.
Neighbors in the street were shocked to hear that Castro, who was once a school bus driver in the Cleveland area, could be capable of abducting three innocent teenagers from the street and tying them up with chains in his basement.
Castro's Facebook page depicts a man with a passion for motorcycles and the bass guitar.
His last post to the social networking site on May 2 says: 'Miracles really do happen, God is good :)'
The man who came to Amanda Berry's rescue, Charles Ramsey, expressed disbelief that his neighbor could be capable of such a disturbed and shocking crime.
He told NewsNet5: 'I've been here a year. I barbeque with this dude, we eat ribs and what not and listen to salsa music. Not a clue that that girl was in that house or that anyone else was in there with.
'He's somebody you look and then you look away because he's just doing normal stuff. You got some big testicles to pull this one off because we see this guy every day.'
Sources close to local station WOIO said the women were reportedly tied up during their captivity and police found chains hanging from one of the ceilings
They also reported there were signs that dirt had recently been moved in the backyard of the house, though police continue to investigate whether or not the dirt will lead to any new evidence in the case.
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Guys like this are why we used to have whipping posts and public floggings.
Are they illegals? I see the whole street was full of them. I wonder what secrets these neighbors knew and decided not to tell?
Try to wrap your head around that.
How much did he get in welfare? $100,000 or $200,000?
CNN is running like the devil with this story; it’s taking the focus off their Dear Leader and Benghazi.
It’s guys like this that run on the democratic ticket.
Use to. Now thanks to liberals he will get full medical and dental, a college education (in which a job will be waiting for him at Columbia if he ever gets out) music recreation, internet, TV, food, shelter, clothing, eyeglasses, eye care, drugs, and he gets to sue the state if something doesn’t agree with him.
Ariel Castro---just one of our new American citizens.....AND he votes.
Here's another new citizen.
House painter nabbed in priceless art theft.
A bigger story than finding the three women is finding Eddie Anderson.
No need for whipping posts or flogging when a rope would work just as well, unless the flogging happens first.
I am sick of crap like this. The guy will be looked up to with envy in prison.
A Puerto Rican flag was hanging from their front porch...
Look at those two members of the far-right fringe. They probably don’t even like the government and never, ever, take a hand-out.
Was this guy being supported by Bammy’s gov’t?
More like public hanging I would say. Drawn & quartered would be even better.
When did Mr. Castro arrive in the United States from his home country?
How much in taxpayer funds were expended in raising Mr. Castro and his siblings? What Federal programs administered the distribution of the taxpayer funds?
Was Mr. Castro given a preference over an American in hiring when he bothered to work as a bus driver?
Did the taxpayer provide the succulent ribs Mr. Castro and his neighbors feasted upon?
Did the taxpayer provide the funds used by Mr. Castro to feed the girls he so enjoyed?
Cynical ain't I?
CNN is running like the devil with this story; its taking the focus off their Dear Leader and Benghazi.
And I can already hear the Evening News on NBC and ABC: “We lead tonight with the amazing story of three girls kidnapped ...”.
NOTE The survivalist instincts of illegals DO NOT correspond to freedom and democracy----bedrock America principles we consider sacrosanct. To these individual---its all about "what's in it for me, and who do I payoff to get it."
I don't believe in a quick death for such people, or that there is such a thing as cruel and unusual punishment for their crimes.
if they’re puerto ricans, i believe they’d be natural born citizens of usa
Could be cover...
Well who hasn't kidnapped women and chained them in their basement for ten years? Come on. He probably was misunderstood as a child. Or, federal taxes weren't high enough on the rest of us. I'm sure it isn't his fault.
I know, in keeping with the gun control logic, the BASEMENT, was the cause of all this. If he didn't have a basement none of this would have happened. We need common sense basement control laws right now!
That’s why I said drawn & quartered would be even better. You can control the amount drawn and the length between drawns. Nothing painless in that method.
That one would be confusing to my mermaid loving granddaughter...
Is his real name Ari ???
Is he Moslem ???
Ari Al ???
"Bro, I knew something was wrong when a little pretty white girl ran into the arms of a black man. Something is wrong here. Dead give-away. Dead give-away. Deeeeeead give-away. Either she homeless or she got problems. That's the only reason she run to a black man."
<><> Investigators with the Scripps TV station in Cleveland found that Castro was arrested in December 1993 for domestic violence. That case was later dismissed. <><>Castro was also arrested in December 1993 for disorderly conduct. He pleaded guilty to the charge. <><> Investigators with the Scripps station in Cleveland also found Castro was stopped six times by Cleveland police between 1995 and 2008 for traffic violations.
A representative with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District said that a man named Ariel Castro used to work as a bus driver for the district.
Apparently he has no visible means of support. Clevelanders are in for a rude awakening---apparently they have been financing this criminal via a host of tax-subsidized welfare benefits
Ms Knight was taken at the age of 9? I thought she was older, not younger... I thought she was 20's to 30s from an earlier story.
Amanda's daughter (born in captivity... without medical aid, I wonder??) is now 6. IMaybe a large part of her motivation was that her daughter was about to start being victimized, too... if she hadn't been already.
Here is the call:
Caller: Help me. Im Amanda Berry.
Dispatcher: You need police, fire, ambulance?
Caller: I need police.
Dispatcher: OK, and whats going on there?
Caller: Ive been kidnapped and Ive been missing for 10 years, and Im, Im here, Im free now.
. . . . . . .
Dispatcher: OK, talk to the police when they get there.
Caller: OK (unintelligible).
Dispatcher: WE'RE GOING TO SEND THEM AS SOON AS WE GET A CAR OPEN.
Good Lord. . . .a hysterical girl calls, tells the 911 operator that she just escaped from being kidnapped and held for the past 10-yrs and the 911 operator basically says, ‘thanks, we will send someone when we get a chance.”
Good Lord. . .
Good grief.....after seeing the sickening performance of law enforcement, who termed all three girls as “run aways” and then did nothing, at their first news conference, no one can respect these “public servants.” The FBI would now like tips from the public....when there are three women who can tell them anything they need to know about their captivity. They are all really, really BUSY now processing the crime scene, doncha know.
The nation should be outraged by this pathetic job performance of our taxpayer-funded law enforcement agencies, both local and federal.
L to R: Amanda's sister, Amanda, and Amanda's daughter in the hospital yesterday.
Amanda's mother died in 2006, about the time Amanda got pregnant during her captivity.
Charles Ramsey will play himself in the movie. He’s priceless. God bless him. This is a must watch interview.
The fact that they are Latino doesn’t mean much. Sadly, there are plenty of good old, domestic-born Americans who do this type of stuff. Remember Jaycee Dugard? Steven Stayner? Or the woman who locked her grandson in a kennel for seven years while she went to work? All Americans. There are a lot of sick people out there. There probably are children who are living in Hellish conditions right now. Its a disturbing thought that these things are going on around us even now.
Just because Ms. Knight was taken into their care at age 9 doesn’t mean the brothers did anything wrong....
....according to Sharia. moHAMmed consummated his marriage with Aisha at that age, and kept her under wraps thereafter too.
Who are we to judge?
Just curious, why are there no pictures being shown of Michelle Knight? Why is every depiction of her a silhouette?
Also, was that not the least impressive press conference? And why was it not clarified if the suspects are US citizens?
I hope they check out the brothers houses closely to make sure they don’t have abducted women they’re hiding too.
Someone look at this article and tell me if you also think that the guy that saved the girls isn’t the Heineken guy from Katrina!!!???
These guys wanted to be like Saudi diplomats
Bring a few more tens of millions in! Couldn’t hurt...might help! /s
No doubt she'll have on that lineup of clowns she calls her "legal panel."
He kidnapped kids. If the guards ever let the general population within reach of him he will have a hard time.
I don't know about honor among thieves, but there is a hierarchy in prison, and people that abuse kids are at the very bottom.
ABC, last night, ran first with the story of an arrest of a “far right” home grown “terrorist”. Found guns, pipe bombs, ammo. In other words, nothing substantial.
Are you a do-it-yourselfer who has the old Reader’s Digest “how to fix anything” book?
The DHS agents found containers of gasoline(can of gas for the lawnmower) ,bomb-making materials (spare bits of plumbing pipes and fitting) and equipment(the electric drill COULD be used to make holes for fuses in the pipes)and FIREARMS! (setting up the meme that only terrorists have private stock of firearms or ammunition)in Joe the Freeper’s compound(home and garage and backyard garden toolshed) .
The socialists love to twist words.
***Are you a do-it-yourselfer who has the old Readers Digest how to fix anything book?****
Guilty as charged! I used to have a book of formulas from Popular Mechanics, that today would probably land me in jail.
And still have an old Hunter, Trapper, Trader (Hardings Magazine) book of 3001 Questions and Answers which tells how to make your own smokeless gunpowder.
And an old FOXFIRE book on how to make your own black powder by extracting nitrates from dirt.
There is another missing girl, Ashley, that went missing in that same five block radius. Unfortunately, I’m afraid this story isnt going to end as joyful as it is currently being told. Thus the comment in the article about checking out the moved earth.
< Apparently he has no visible means of support. Clevelanders are in for a rude awakening-—apparently they have been financing this criminal via a host of tax-subsidized welfare benefits >
This should not surprise us if so. Once a part of the system they learn quickly how to use it to their advantage....and play it for years and years....some generations.
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