Utica woman arrested two days in a row at Hope House

Stacey Ramirez / Courtesy: Utica police

A Utica woman was arrested twice in two days at the same place.

48-year-old Stacey Ramirez, of N. Genesee Street, was first arrested Sunday night at the Hope House at 130 Eagle Street. Police say Ramirez got into a fight with her roommate, blaming her for getting thrown out of her last apartment. That's when Ramirez allegedly threw a hot cup of coffee on her roommate's face, punching her in the face and knocking her to the ground. Police say she continued to punch the woman in the head and face until someone pulled her off.

The victim suffered lacerations, bruising and swelling to her face and head and was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for treatment. Ramirez was charged with assault.

The next day, police were called to the Hope House again for reports of a person refusing to leave. Police say Ramirez had been barred from being on the premises due to her fight the previous day with her roommate. Police say during her arrest, Ramirez made threats toward staff members at the Hope House.

She was charged with trespassing and criminal possession of a controlled substance for allegedly possessing a glass smoking device with cocaine residue.