Brookhaven man accused of sex crimes against minor arrested in Tennessee


BROOKHAVEN, Ga. (CBS46) — A man wanted in DeKalb County for sex offenses against a minor is behind bars and faces a slew of charges. 

U.S. Marshall Tyreece Miller told CBS46 News that 26-year-old Ariel Banegas Ruiz was arrested in Tennessee on Thursday.

Ruiz was charged with interference with custody, contributing to the Delinquency of a minor, enticing a child for indecent purposes in the city of Brookhaven. The charges stemmed from an investigation on June 27; however, warrants for Ruiz’s arrest were obtained on July 20.

Officials transported Ruiz back to Georgia where he now resides in DeKalb County Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation; stay with CBS46 News for more details as they become available.

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