Brawley, California - Today, after a lengthy investigation, Imperial County Sheriff’s Investigators served a search warrant in the city of Brawley, which resulted in the arrest of Michael Ruelas (29). Ruelas was booked into Imperial County Jail for 288.4(a)(1) PC: Contact with Minor with Intent to Commit Sexual Offense, 288.3(a) PC: Contact with Minor to Commit Sexual Offense, 272(a) PC: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and 146(a) PC: Impersonating a Peace Officer.

Bail is set at $100,000.00. Ruelas is employed as a Correctional Clerk for the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office and has been placed on Administrative Leave without Pay.