Fallon sexual assault suspect extradited from Mexico

On Jan. 20, the U.S. Marshals Service extradited Pascual Reyes-Muniz from Mexico City to Fallon.

Reyes-Muniz was wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child Under 14 and Lewdness With a Child Under 14. The victim was 6 years old.

In 2007, a warrant was issued for Reyes-Muniz by the Justice Court of New River Township, Churchill County. Reyes-Muniz eluded arrest and fled to his home country of Mexico.

The Churchill County District Attorney’s Office, Fallon Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service (Reno Office), U.S. Marshals Service (Mexico City Office), and the Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs worked together to bring Reyes-Muniz back to face charges in Nevada.

District of Nevada U.S. Marshal Gary Schofield said in a news release: “I want to thank all the agencies involved with apprehending this dangerous fugitive. This is a good example of how agencies in Northern Nevada work together to help bring justice to victims”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Northern Nevada area is comprised of Deputy U.S. Marshals; Douglas County Sheriff’s Office; Lyon County Sheriff’s Office; Nevada Attorney General’s Office; Washoe County District Attorney’s Office; Nevada Department of Corrections, Office of the Inspector General (NDOC IG); Nevada DMV Compliance and Enforcement Division; Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.


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