Charles Ramsey, Viral Video Star From Cleveland Captive Saga, Has a Long Criminal Record

In 2003, he was convicted of battering his wife, a felony that led to the end of his marriage and came with prison time.

The Smoking Gun has a rather exhaustively researched dossier on our man, who was hailed by many as a hero.

Whether this new information changes your opinion of him or not, it’s definitely another significant development in one of the craziest stories of the year.