Two Charged in 2014 Stockton Bank Robbery, Shootout Plead Guilty

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STOCKTON — The two defendants facing charges stemming from a 2014 bank robbery, police chase and shootout in Stockton have pleaded guilty, according to the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.

Jaime Ramos, 21, was charged with first degree murder, carjacking and attempted murder of a police officer. Investigators say Ramos used Misty Holt Singh, a customer at the Bank of the West branch that day, as a human shield.

Ramos is facing life in prison without parole.

Pablo Ruvalcaba also pleaded guilty in the murder of Holt Singh.

The two other suspects, Gilbert Renteria and Alex Martinez, were killed during the shootout with Stockton Police.

Ramos faces life in prison without parole, while Ruvalcaba faces 25 years to life in prison.

Both men will be sentenced in early January.