On Mon., Jan. 4, 2021, at 3:30 a.m., the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from Louisiana State Police to issue a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory. Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division and Special Investigations Division (LSP CID/SID), along with the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office, immediately began an investigation into the missing child and deployed all available resources.
According to the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office, an 11-year-old, from Tallulah, went missing and was last seen around 10 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 3, 2021. LSP CID/SID began an extensive investigation, with the assistance of additional law enforcement partners, in an effort to locate the child. During the course of this investigation, it was learned that the child was possibly located in Grant Parish. LSP CID/SID, along with Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office and the FBI were able to locate the girl at a residence in Grant Parish.
The suspect, 22-year-old Angel Ramirez, was arrested and booked into the Grant Parish Jail on aggravated kidnapping, as a fugitive from Madison Parish, with a $500,000.00 bond. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are anticipated.
LSP, along with other law enforcement agencies, would like to take this opportunity to thank our media partners and the general public for sharing this information. This collaborated effort was instrumental in returning the child safely to her family.