In line with St. Croix County Circuit Courts paperwork, the New Richmond Police Division acquired a name reporting a home disturbance involving a firearm at 1639 Gunston Drive at roughly eight:35 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29.
Officers took Omar Martinez, 25, New Richmond, into custody following a quick confrontation when he did not adjust to an officer’s verbal instructions, authorities stated. Martinez ultimately complied, acquired on the bottom and put his palms up, which allowed a second pair of officers to handcuff Martinez and place him into the again of a squad automotive.
Martinez faces costs of tried first-diploma intentional murder, use of a harmful weapon; substantial battery, use of a harmful weapon; first-diploma recklessly endangering security, use of a harmful weapon (two counts); and possession of a firearm whereas intoxicated. He was charged in St. Croix County Circuit Courtroom Oct. 2.
In line with courtroom paperwork, officers arrived shortly after the 911 name to seek out Martinez sitting on the ground simply contained in the residence’s storage. Upon recognizing that regulation enforcement was on the scene, Martinez stood and directed his consideration towards one of many officers. When Martinez exitted that storage, officers couldn’t see a firearm, however he yelled and swore as he walked towards the officer. The officer commanded that Martinez increase his palms and cease strolling.
Initially, Martinez continued to advance whereas yelling and swearing. After receiving additional instructions and reaching a patch of grass on the aspect of the driveway, Martinez dropped to his knees.
Contained in the storage, officers discovered a silver “Cobra” model .380 semi-auto pistol on the bottom a couple of ft away from the place Martinez had been sitting in addition to a magazine loaded with a number of rounds of ammunition. The weapon didn’t have a spherical within the chamber. A further .380 auto pistol journal was present in Martinez’s pocket, together with a digital scale and a small weight.
In response to Martinez’s mom, Teresa Osorio, forty eight, the incident began as she was getting ready to go away for work and hand off her grandchildren — Martinez’s youngsters — to associates who would watch them. Osorio stated she opened the storage door, anticipating to see her buddies, when Martinez approached her and advised her that he was going to kill her.
Osorio stated Martinez started pushing her whereas telling her that she was in charge for all the problems in his life. When Osorio tried to get away, Martinez grabbed her by her sweater. Osorio then tried…