Gwinnett child molestation suspect arrested in Louisiana

3:34 PM, Jun 25, 2013   |    comments
Ricardo Tirado-Pantoja
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A man wanted for child molestation is back in Georgia.

Gwinnett Sheriff's Deputy Shannon Volkodav said the suspect, Ricardo Tirado-Pantoja was accused of child molestation on May 6, when he ran from authorities.  Gwinnett County Police issued a warrant for Tirado-Pantoja and passed it to the Sheriff's Fugitive Unit.

With the help of U.S. Marshals, the suspect was found in Louisiana on May 30. 

Tirado-Pantoja is being held in jail without bond. He faces charges of child molestation and battery, along with two counts of cruelty to children, which are from a separate incident, Volkodav said. 

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