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Rape at RCC; Suspect in Custody

holman-ramirezjuanMEDFORD, Ore. — Juan Holman-Ramirez is in the Jackson County Jail after he forcefully raped and sodomized a 24-year old female victim on Thursday. The victim went to Providence Hospital for injuries received during the rape, she was treated and released. The investigation revealed that on January 30th, the victim met Ramirez while walking in downtown Medford. At about 4:30 p.m. the two individuals walked into Rogue Community College Building B, neither the victim nor Ramirez are students at RCC.

Inside the building, the suspect fondled the victim without her consent, causing her to retreat into the bathroom and the suspect followed her. He locked the door behind him and forcefully raped and sodomized the victim. After the assault, he allowed the victim to leave.

On Friday, Medford Police detectives located Ramirez at the Budget Inn. He was arrested without incident and lodged in the Jackson County Jail on charges of rape and sodomy in the first degree, sexual abuse, and unlawful sexual penetration. His bail is set at $5,000,000. He is a registered sex offender for Sodomy in the 1st degree.