U.S. Marshals arrest one man wanted for rape, kidnapping in BG

The U.S. Marshals Service in Lubbock, Texas, arrested David Ramos Contreras, 28, today. Contreras was wanted by the Bowling Green Police for two counts of rape and two counts of kidnapping after two underage girls reported the incident to Bowling Green Police on June 28. Bowling Green Police also charged Arnulfo Ramos (age unknown) and Juan Garcia Rios Adiel (19) with rape and kidnapping on July 2, in connection with the same incident.

Information was developed placing Contreras in Lubbock, Texas, after investigators for the U.S. Marshals Service and Bowling Green Police followed leads and tips developed over the last two days. Contreras was found hiding under a bed at an address in the 1600 block of 21st Street in Lubbock. Contreras will be extradited back to Ohio to face the charges.

U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Ohio Pete Elliott stated, “The diligent and dedicated work of our fugitive task force, along with the U.S. Marshals in Lubbock, and our local partners enabled this arrest to happen quickly and safely. We know the hard work will continue until the other two suspects are apprehended. Our thoughts are with the victims of these heinous crimes.”

The current whereabouts of Arnulfo Ramos and Juan Garcia Rios Adiel are still unknown. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and Bowling Green Police are seeking assistance from the public in locating these two suspects. Ramos previously lived in Texas while Adiel lived in Florida.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of these fugitives is encouraged to contact the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at: 1-866-4-WANTED or text keyword WANTED and the tip to TIP411 (847411). Tipsters may remain anonymous and a cash reward may be available. The U.S. Marshals Service is currently offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of the remaining two fugitives.

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