Police make arrest in 2000 sexual assault case - Tucson News Now

Police make arrest in 2000 sexual assault case

Ramon G. Trujillo (Source: Tucson Police Department) Ramon G. Trujillo (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson Police have arrested a man in connection with a sexual assault that took place nearly 13 years ago.

Police say they found 45-year-old Ramon G. Trujillo in Tucson based on a match with DNA in the CODIS database and DNA collected from the victim of a sexual assault in August of 2000.

Police discovered the DNA match in the database two months ago.

Trujillo has been arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault.

In 2005, TPD was notified that the male DNA from the 2000 case matched DNA that had been associated with another sexual assault case in Phoenix.

The source of the DNA remained unidentified until police discovered the match two months ago.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • breaking

    SILVER Alert issued for missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's

    SILVER Alert issued for missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:29:19 GMT
    Mary Migatulski (Source: Tucson Police Department)Mary Migatulski (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    According to police, 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was last seen on foot in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow, near Ironwood Hills Drive and Shannon Road. 

    According to police, 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was last seen on foot in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow, near Ironwood Hills Drive and Shannon Road. 

  • PCSD hosting car seat safety class in June

    PCSD hosting car seat safety class in June

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:23:19 GMT
    Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Wondering if you have the proper car seat, and if it's installed correctly?  Then this Pima County Sheriff's Department car seat safety class is just what you need.  

    Wondering if you have the proper car seat, and if it's installed correctly?  Then this Pima County Sheriff's Department car seat safety class is just what you need.  

  • Barrio Anita neighborhood fighting to reopen Oury Park Pool

    Barrio Anita neighborhood fighting to reopen Oury Park Pool

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:51:04 GMT
    Oury Park Pool (Source: Tucson News Now)Oury Park Pool (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Because of financial problems, the city of Tucson closed several of its community swimming pools in 2011. One of those was Oury Park pool in Barrio Anita. 

    Because of financial problems, the city of Tucson closed several of its community swimming pools in 2011. One of those was Oury Park pool in Barrio Anita. 

Powered by Frankly