Violent Assault against girlfriend
Cornville AZ (February 2, 2020) – UPDATE – On February 1, suspect Ramirez turned himself in and was booked into the Camp Verde Detention Center.
Cornville AZ (February 1, 2020) – On the evening of January 30, 2020, 30-year-old Jacob Alonso Ramirez assaulted his girlfriend inside a home in the 10000 block of E Storey Drive, Cornville. The assault involved Ramirez attempting to choke her while smothering her nose and mouth with a blanket. Also during this time, Ramirez took her cell phone after she tried to call 911 to report the assault. When she got access to another phone and tried to call 911, Ramirez took that phone and broke it in half. The victim had been thrown into a television, which was later found damaged.
A young child was in the home during the assault but not injured.
On the morning of January 31, 2020, the victim was able to leave the house while Ramirez was asleep and contact law enforcement. Deputies noted bruising to the victim’s nose and neck while speaking with her. Ramirez is known to possess a firearm and knife. Ramirez also has an active probation violation warrant.
Due to the nature of the information, the YCSO Special Weapons Team activated intending to arrest Ramirez at the Cornville home. Unfortunately, he fled prior to their arrival and an area search is underway. It is unknown at this time if he has access to a vehicle.
Besides the no bond probation warrant, Ramirez is wanted on charges including Aggravated Assault-Strangulation per Domestic Violence, Preventing use of a Communication Device per Domestic Violence, Criminal Damage and Disorderly Conduct per Domestic Violence.
Ramirez is about 5’ 4” tall, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. Ramirez has prior contacts/arrests for Domestic Violence and is consider armed and obviously dangerous.
Please call 911 if you see Ramirez. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 928-771-3260 or report a tip anonymously to Yavapai Silent Witness at 1800-932-3232. Tips can be submitted online at www.yavapaisw.com.