At 6:30 a.m. Oct. 5, Jorge Ruiz, 53, was arrested by Dallas Police with aid from the North Texas Fugitive Task Force on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a young child. Ruiz is a Pre-K teacher at Arthur Kramer Elementary School.
According to the DPDBeat, the victim is a female student. DISD spokesperson Robyn Harris said that the case does not involve a current Arthur Kramer student and no Arthur Kramer students have come forward. More victims are expected to be interviewed by DPD.
Ruiz is being held in Lee Sterrett Jail. Bail is set at $100,000.
DISD released the following statement:
This is a very serious matter. While we are unable to comment on this personnel issue involving a teacher, we can share that the individual has been placed on administrative leave. We will continue to cooperate with authorities, and remain committed to providing a safe instructional environment for our students each day.
If you have information regarding other victims or this offense, DPD ask you call Detective Mayfield at 214-275-1300.