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Pawling Man Charged with Sexual Abuse

Published: 9/30/2019

For More Information Contact:

Captain John Watterson, 845-486-3860 

Alex Ramos-Hernandez of Pawling
Alex Ramos-Hernandez

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Alex Ramos-Hernandez, age 27 of Pawling, in connection with a recent investigation by Sheriff’s Office Detectives along with the Child Advocacy Center. 

Mr. Ramos-Hernandez was arrested on 9/27/19 and is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with the victim. The victim is known to Mr. Ramos-Hernandez, and at this time there doesn’t appear to be a threat to public safety. No further information about the victim or circumstances will be released at this time. 

Mr. Ramos-Hernandez has been charged with one count of Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree, which is a felony. After being processed he was arraigned before the Town of Pawling Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail on $2500 cash bail or $5000 bond.

If anyone has any information related to this case or similar incidents involving Mr. Ramos-Hernandez they are urged to contact Deputy David Meyer at 845-486-3778 or Information can also be provided via the Sheriff’s Office tipline at 845-605-CLUE (2583) or, and all information will be kept confidential

As with any criminal case the charge described above is merely an accusation and Mr. Ramos-Hernandez is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.