WASHINGTON (WYTV) – Luis Cruz Ramos, who led several police departments on a two hour chase and 36-hour manhunt in Youngstown, is being charged in federal court, according to law enforcement officials.
Ramos is charged with assaulting federal officers and failing to register as a sex offender, brandishing a firearm in furtherance of crime of violence and being a felon in possession of ammunition.
He was wanted on an arrest warrant when he brandished a firearm in order to assault two special deputy U.S. Marshals during the chase on April 1, according to the indictment.
It also says Ramos did not register as a sex offender between 2013 and 2016 after traveling to Ohio.
The 30-year-old fugitive was wanted for the sexual assault of a minor in Puerto Rico.
A week ago, he appeared in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court and Youngstown Municipal Court, after a grand jury indicted him on 13 counts, including 10 for felonious assault.