Photo: Jose Juan Montano
Originally published as a Merced County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
Sheriff’s Detectives, with assistance from the SWAT team, took Jose Juan Montano into custody yesterday for rape and other related charges.
In January 2021, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a sexual assault.
The victim reported the assault took place in north county and the case was assigned to investigations.
Sheriff’s Detectives wrote and served a search warrant yesterday and located Jose Montano.
He was taken into custody and booked into the Monterey County Jail.