(3-12-20) A Wisconsin man, ALCIDES LUCAS ORDONEZ-CRUZ (27) of Kenosha, is currently being held in the Barren County Jail in Bowling Green, Kentucky after being arrested by the U.S. Marshall Service early yesterday afternoon.

On 2-7-2020 at 10:38 p.m. the Delphos City Police were notified by the Kenosha Police Department in Wisconsin, that an investigation revealed that Cruz, may have sexually assaulted a family member while visiting a relative in Delphos, Ohio in December of 2019.

City Police Investigators were able to obtain an arrest warrant issued out of the Van Wert Municipal Court on 2-8-2020 on a charge of Rape, a Felony of the 1st degree. Kenosha, WI. police officers could not locate Cruz and believed  he fled the state of Wisconsin to avoid his arrest by Ohio authorities.

Delphos Investigators continued to work with multiple agencies in trying to locate and arrest this defendant. The entire case was recently presented to the March session of the Van Wert County Grand Jury for criminal indictments.

City Investigators were already working with Agents at the United States Marshall Service at the Toledo, Ohio Office in this case. The investigation culminated on March 10th 2020 at around 2:30 p.m., when the U.S. Marshall’s in Bowling Green, Kentucky, raided a residence in that state.

The defendant is awaiting formal extradition back to Ohio where he will be held in the Van Wert County Jail.  No court date is yet set.

The investigation does continue, and no more information is available at this time.