For Immediate Release
|October 21, 2016||
Ed Holst, Public Information Officer
Middle District of Pennsylvania (570) 499-1201;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (202) 307-9065
|U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Two Men Charged With Sexual Assault|
Harrisburg, PA - Today,
United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Brandon
Smith, a 24-year old man, in York; and Bulmaro Montano-Ruiz, a 59-year
old man, in Red Lion, PA.
On October 17, 2016, the York City Police Department obtained an arrest warrant charging Smith with statutory sexual assault and sexual assault. It is alleged that Smith had sexual relations with an underage girl against her will. Today, US Marshals and Task Force members arrested Smith in the 200 block of Park Place in York, PA without incident.
On October 17, 2016, the York City Police Department obtained an arrest warrant charging Montano-Ruiz with statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviant sexual intercourse with person less than 16, sexual assault and aggravated indeceant assault less than 16. It is alleged that Montano-Ruiz had sexual relations with a minor multiple times. Today, US Marshals and Task Force members arrested Montano-Ruiz in the 200 block of North Franklin Street in Red Lion, PA without incident. Both Montano-Ruiz and Smth were turned over to local authorities for further judicial proceedings.
U.S. Marshal Pane said, “The U.S. Marshals Service works diligently with our local counterparts to locate and arrest those who have been charged with sexual offenses. It is my sincere hope that the victims in these cases finds some measure of comfort knowing their alleged offender will face justice.”
The USMS worked jointly in this investigation with personnel from the York County Sheriff’s Office, York City Police Department, York County District Attorneys Office, Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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