PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A Phoenix mother of two is facing charges of sexual contact with a minor after police learned that the father of her kids is 16.

Danielle Grace Ruiz, 31, first came to the attention of police after her newborn son tested positive for marijuana. Investigators learned that the baby’s father is 16 and that he and Ruiz also have a daughter together. According to court documents, investigators believe the boy was 14 when the daughter was conceived. His birth date on her birth certificate is 1999, according to the probable cause for arrest statement.

Police say Ruiz told them she believed the father of her children was 17 when they first got together. She also said that just after the birth of her son last week, the teen’s “mother apologized to her for lying to her about [the teen’s] age ….”

Police say the teen confirmed his age when they spoke with him.

Court documents indicate that Ruiz and the teen live together.

A judge set a secured appearance bond of $50,000 for Ruiz. If she posts, she will be subject to electronic monitoring, curfew restrictions and supervision by Pretrial Services. Ruiz is due back in court for a preliminary hearing on June 18.


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Tentacles of Poison

Big family reunion at my uncle Daddy's, White Knights estate, this weekend. Great place for me, my brothers and cousins to find a "woman" to marry. So many hotties, some under 300 pounds, with three or four of their original teeth......Hate is great until they retaliate.....blood and soil @

Agustus Gloop

OMG!!!!! Did you hear the tragic(?) news? ObeyLaws has been diagnosed with the Brown Cancer in his mouth and throat. No, it's not contagious, he contracted the Brown Cancer from sucking on too many cigars. Deacon Dean, the Ruler of Righteousness will lead us now, in prayer.

Dusty Rose

Who cares. This country has no problem with 12 y/o girls having to carry their rapist's "child"too full term. This kid was 16 and was not raped.

Agustus Gloop

Everybody, step right up and view the oppressed white men. Daddy and Dean, their chubby white hands have been peeled from the controls of entitlement and they constantly whine, poor me. Step right up folks and take a look at these ignorant fools in the Arizona's Family Circus Freak Show.


but..but..but that is the way we do it back home.


Now if this would have been a 31 year old man and a 16 year old girl that dude would have been buried so far underneath the prison he'd be in China.


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But Daddy that would be racist. A group tried to get a white history group started at my daughter's high school but the principal (Mexican background) said that would stir up problems because of racism. He said that on his way to a meeting of the Latino history club.

Agustus Gloop

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

Agustus Gloop

Prejudice is an emotional commitment to ignorance....There is only one race, it's the human race.


Aghast - One race? Not so. There are many races and many differences between the races. The differences are probably more than what think.

Agustus Gloop

You are correct, my good friend. However, race is a much more complex and nuanced discussion than you are open to, or ready for.


Aghast - Ha, good one...more than I'm ready for? Race is deeper than skin color, it's not about skin color. Skin color is just an initial identifier of the different races in the world. In addition to differences in appearance there're many other differences; temperament, organs, bone structure, muscle structure, body chemicals, and many other differences. There are many different races and we are not all the same.


Was that found at birth or was she dosing the baby after birth? This story leaves out everything about the BABY! That the mother should be in jail for child abuse goes without saying, both of the baby and the "father" thereof, because clearly both have been abused. But the BABY is the most innocent victim here and essentially ignored. Has it survived that or is it dead? Marijuana can kill children, and has done.


Do I even need to say it???

Agustus Gloop

Hey BrownZ Cancer Dude (aka ObeyLaws)!!!! you are finally learning to keep your hate spewing, vile filled, cake hole shut. Everybody knows, you are still out there, grasping, clutching, itching for your chance to spew the hate that wells up inside you.


She should pick on someone her own age ! [scared]


My first thought is mandatory sterilization of both parties - male and female. Then they can have as much sex as they want when she gets out of jail and the taxpayers won't have to pay for additional children.

Wayne kenoff

This thot is f****** a child? I can’t with these women sometimes


True meaning ,,, more bang for your bucks.


They are living together already I don’t know what the big deal is ,, I’m just hoping that he has a job an he is not a burden to society . If he is man enough to make kids he better be man enough to support them .[angry]


Az - If he is man enough to make kids? A person doesn't have to be a man to make kids they just have to have started puberty. A 12 year old kid, not a man, can get a woman pregnant.


Perhaps it would be better to look the other way on this one. Mom is jail.


But newborn already tested positive for weed...not off to a great start and odds are this will only get worse. These kids deserve better.

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