Accused child rapist in custody after six years on the lam

Ricardo Serrano-Perez

Ricardo Serrano-Perez

In February 2017, Ricardo Serrano-Perez was identified as the suspect in a sexual assault of a minor which occurred in Douglas County.

During the course of this investigation, evidence confirmed Serrano-Perez was the perpetrator of this crime. In 2017, He fled to Mexico to avoid arrest.

Between 2017 and 2023, legal efforts were made by the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office to extradite Serrano-Perez from Mexico back to Douglas County.

On October 9, 2023, Serrano-Perez was booked into the Douglas County Jail on the charge of sexual assault of a minor.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the following agencies for their support and dedication in the apprehension, detention, transportation and pending prosecution of Serrano-Perez: The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, The U.S. Marshals Service Reno Office, the USMS Mexico Office, and the Pacific Enforcement Response Center with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


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