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Posted on: April 6, 2018

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Jose Luis Ramirez-Sanchez, Age 62


On February 28, 2018, an adult female reported to the Marshalltown Police Department she was sexually assaulted during the summer of 2017.  The complaining party reported to police she had a lower body injury and was referred to a local man who performed massages in his home.  During the massage session, the suspect allegedly sexually assaulted the complaining party.

After completing an investigation of these allegations, Jose Luis Ramirez-Sanchez, age 62, of Marshalltown was subsequently charged with Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree (Class C Felony). Following this arrest, additional victims came forward with new allegations involving Mr. Ramirez-Sanchez.

Following an investigation of the new allegations, on April 6, 2018, a nationwide arrest warrant for Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree was issued by the court for Mr. Ramirez-Sanchez.  Law enforcement authorities are actively seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Jose Luis Ramirez-Sanchez.

If you have information concerning Mr. Ramirez-Sanchez, please contact the Marshalltown Police Department via telephone at 641.754.5725.  Submit anonymous tips by calling Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 641.753.1234. Additionally, you can submit tips via text by texting the word “marshall” followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637), or online at www.marshallcountycs.com. All tips are completely anonymous and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 if the tip results in an arrest.

For more information, please contact Captain Brian Batterson by calling 641.754.5733 or via email at bbatterson@marshalltown-ia.gov.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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