Sexual assault of young girl charges filed after she gives birth

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Juan Ramon-Pacheco

A 37-year-old Racine man faces two felony counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child younger than 13 after she gave birth to a child in March.

Each of the felonies filed Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court against Juan Ramon-Pacheco carries a maximum prison term of 60 years.

Ramon-Pacheco was returned to court Wednesday on an arrest warrant for his initial court appearance. He is being held in the Racine County Jail on a $25,000 cash bond.

According to the criminal complaint:

The 13-year-old girl was taken to the hospital March 19 for abdominal pain when it was discovered she was 38 weeks pregnant; she delivered a baby. The girl disclosed that she had been sexually assaulted in the past by her mother’s live-in boyfriend, along with her aunt’s live-in boyfriend, the defendant.

A forensic interviewer spoke with the girl, who stated she was at a cookout in the summer of 2017 when the defendant allegedly assaulted her. The girl told the interviewer she was assaulted a second time by Ramon-Pacheco that summer.

The defendant told police there may have been a possibility he touched the victim, but he doesn’t remember. When asked how he may have touched her, he replied, “with my hand.”
Ramon-Pacheco is due back in Racine County Circuit Court on Sept. 19 for an 8:30 a.m. preliminary hearing.