Man accused of sexually assaulting migrant in desert near Ajo

Man accused of sexually assaulting migrant in desert near Ajo
Antonio Cruz-Morales is facing two counts of sexual assault, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man has been accused of sexually assaulting a female migrant in the desert near Ajo.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Antonio Cruz-Morales, 33, is being held on two counts of sexual assault.

“The Pima County Sheriff’s Department would like to extend a special thank you to our federal partners for their assistance in discovering the violent crime,” the PCSD said in a news release. “We are committed and focused in our efforts to combat trans-national crime from occurring in our community and unincorporated areas of Pima County.”

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