Man arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse
TAYLORSVILLE, Utah – A man suspected of child sex abuse was arrested Tuesday, and police believe there may be more victims out there.
Ramiro Cruz, 45, was arrested after five girls aged 5 to 13 allege he sexually abused them, including during times while they were sleeping at his house in Taylorsville.
According to a probable cause statement, an ongoing investigation by the West Valley City Police Department and Unified Police Department discovered the man was allegedly committing sexual offenses against his 7-year-old daughter’s friends during sleepovers.
Statements from the girls indicate the alleged abuse has been going on for more than a year.
Anyone with information about other possible victims is encouraged to contact police at 801-840-4000.