PAGE POLICE DEPARTMENT

COURAGE • COMPASSION • INTEGRITY

Two Year Investigation Leads to Arrest of Page Resident for Four Counts of Child Molestation

PAGE, AZ (March 30, 2015): On March 24, 2015 at approximately 7:00 am, Page Police Department officers arrested 78 year old Page Resident, Richard Ruffell, for a warrant listing four counts of Child Molestation. The warrant was the result of a two year investigation into allegations that were made as Mr. Ruffell acted as a substitute teacher at Lake View Elementary School. The four counts of Child Molestation listed on the warrant are for acts involving two different students in classes Mr. Ruffell substituted in between 2011 and 2014. These cases are still under investigation. Mr. Ruffell was booked into the Coconino County Jail in Page, Arizona.

 

CONTACT: Lieutenant Rick Larsen
928-645-2461
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Media Release #15-009

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