Johel E. Ramirez Suarez
Johel E. Ramirez Suarez

ARCADIA – A 34-year-old Noblesville man has been arrested, and charged with, 27 counts, including Sexual Misconduct with a Minor.

Johel E. Ramirez Suarez, a coach at RipFest Diving, 108 S. Olive St., Arcadia, is charged with five counts each of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor, and Child Seduction, both felonies, and 17 counts of Battery, a misdemeanor.

He was arrested Tuesday by the Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force.

An investigation led to a juvenile female who was training at RipFest.

The juvenile alleged that Ramirez Suarez, a coach for the organization, touched her inappropriately on more than one occasion.

Further investigation led to two adult females who alleged similar behavior by the coach while they were at the facility used by RipFest.

The investigation was conducted in conjunction with Homeland Security Investigations. Ramirez Suarez was arrested after he was interviewed at his home in Noblesville.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact the Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force.