ICE officers arrest man for rape of underage girl


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — According to police, 31-year-old Marco Ramirez was taken into custody by immigration officials Thursday, after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

According to his arrest citation, Ramirez raped a 15-year-old girl repeatedly over a period of two years.

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The citation also says he physically abused the girl, including with a belt.

Police say he cut off all contact with the victim and her family when he found out he was being investigated.

He was arrested at Lexington’s city limits Thursday afternoon.

He is also charged with giving police a fake name.