COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE – A Framingham man wanted on a sexual battery and fugitive charge was arrested in Tennessee on Tuesday, July 6.
A deputy from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elmer Diaz Ramos, 24, in Cookeville, said Houston Hamblin, Public Information Officer for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.
Framingham Police spokesperson Lt. Rachel Mickens said detectives were aware of the arrest and that Diaz Ramos had “not been extradited at this time.”
Diaz Ramos is being held in the Tennessee jail, at this time, said Hamblin.
He has a court date on July 19, said Hamblin.
“We are working with Massachusetts authorities,” he added.
SOURCE contacted the Middlesex District Attorney’s office for more details on the arrest.
Diaz Ramos was arrested in 2016 but the charges were dropped when the victim opted not to testify.
Massachusetts Law does not allow police to release information on sexual assault charges to the public. Under state law, domestic violence, rape or sexual assault or information on the arrest of a person for sexual assault or assault and battery do not appear in the public police logs.
Booking photo courtesy of Putnam County Sheriff’s Office