Fugitive arrested in Carroll for sexual assault of child


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Jose Cruz Ruiz


The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man for the aggravated sexual battery of a child less than 13 years old.

According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Cruz Ruiz, 29, on Sept. 24 on an active felony warrant for the aggravated sexual battery of a child less than 13 years old.

“Deputies received information from a person in the community that Ruiz might be located at a residence on Fries Road in Carroll County,” Gardner said in a press release. “Ruiz was taken into custody without incident. Ruiz had been a fugitive from justice since 2013.”

Ruiz was brought before the magistrate and later transported to the New River Valley Regional Jail, where he is being held without bond. According to the New River Valley Regional Jail website, Ruiz is a citizen of Mexico.

Jose Cruz Ruiz
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