Date of Event: 08/17/18
Type of Event: Animal Cruelty
CHARGES: PC 597(b) – Cruelty to Animals
SUSPECT ARRESTED: JESSE RAMON JR.
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On 08/17/2018, at approximately 1215 hours an anonymous person came into the Ridgecrest Animal Shelter to show a video of a man, identified as Jesse Ramon Jr., striking a dog several times and displaying obvious signs of animal cruelty.
An investigation was initiated and after a public request for Ramon to come speak to the Ridgecrest Police Department, he came to the department for questioning. After he was interviewed, he was arrested and held in the Ridgecrest Police Department Holding Facility. He was later transported and booked into Central Receiving Facility, Bakersfield, Ca. and is currently being held for the above listed animal cruelty charges.
JED McLAUGHLIN, Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sgt. A. Tucker
Friday, August 18th, 2018