Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Detectives Arrest Man Suspected of Sexual Assault

Sent on 7/20/2016 10:34:55 PM

On July 16, 2016, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Rincon District Deputies responded to the report of a sexual assault. A female Uber driver told deputies she was sexually assaulted by a male customer whom she picked up in the 2700 block of West Avenida Azhar. The victim stated she was sexually assaulted after they reached his destination, near the 7000 block of East Sunrise Drive. Sex Crimes Unit detectives were able to identify the suspect as 31-year-old Chris Thomas Gomez. Detectives met with Mr. Gomez today and charged him with one count of Sexual Assault. He was subsequently booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Complex.


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