Brawley, Calif. – The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office says an employee with the ICSO was arrested Wednesday on charges of contact with a minor with intent to commit sexual offenses. ICSO said deputies served a search warrant resulting in the arrest of 29-year-old Michael Ruelas.
Ruelas is facing two charges of contact with a minor with intent to commit sexual offense, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and impersonating a peace officer.
Bail was set at $100,000. Ruelas is employed as a correctional clerk for ICSO and he has been placed on administrative leave without pay.