In recent news, an Amazon delivery woman, 21, beat up another woman who is 67-years-old, using profanity at her.
She also exclaims to “check her white privilege” because she had complained about a delayed package she was supposed to receive.
Amazon delivery driver, Itzel Ramirez, was arrested after there was video footage of her assaulting the woman located in Alameda County. The video had been posted on social media platforms, yet the victim is not yet identified. In the video, you can see that the victim is trying to say something to Ramirez after she dropped off the packages in front of Vista Creek Apartments.
The owner of the apartment complex, Doug Smith, tells sources that the victim had received an alert of a package being delivered. Yet when she went to the lobby in order to receive the package, the package was not there and Ramirez was nearby.
According to the owner, the woman asked where the package was and Ramirez told the woman that the package would be coming in soon.
The victim waited for 15 minutes in the lobby, then asked about the status of her delivery.
Ramirez then responds back to the woman, saying something about her “white privilege”.Ramirez then began to engage in a violent exchange, punching the woman in areas such as her head and upper body. It is seen in the video that it accounts over ten punches.
Ramirez says she had acted out of self-defense.
The footage was taken by cameras that were placed outside and inside of the lobby of the apartments, showing that Ramirez even pushes the woman up against the front entrance. The woman attempts to defend herself as well.
To keep herself safe, the victim has not revealed her identity and refuses to talk to the press about her experience. Ramirez is being held in jail at the moment with $100,000 bail. She was charged for two counts of elder abuse and battery involving serious bodily injury.
Ever since the video had gotten attention, Amazon released a statement saying that the driver would no longer be employed by the company. They say that “this does not reflect the high standards we have for drivers who deliver our packages”.