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Ex-Tulare Sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Ramirez Convicted of Felony Domestic Violence

Former decorated Tulare County Sheriff's Sgt. Richard Ray Ramirez faces up to six years, four months in state prison following five felony convictions Friday involving domestic violence. The jury also convicted Ramirez of six misdemeanors, giving the Tulare County District Attorney's Office a clean sweep on its 11 counts. Deputy...

Decorated Ex-Tulare County Sheriff’s Sgt. Indicted for Rape, Other Violent Crimes

Less than five years ago, Richard Ramirez stood proudly in the Tulare County Board of Supervisors chambers. Wearing his deputy's dress uniform, the veteran detective and Sgt. Victor Bonilla each received the Medal of Valor from Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux for their life-saving efforts under a hail of gunfire...