Prison guard arrested outside prison is now cleared - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/28/10

Prison guard arrested outside prison is now cleared of all charges

By James Clark | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Criminal charges were dropped Wednesday in the case of a prison guard who was arrested in uniform outside the Giles Dalby Correctional Facility.  Federal agents escorted Joe Ramirez-Pizarro into the Lubbock County jail on April 15th

He had been indicted for falsifying his U.S. citizenship as well as faking a passport application. His family said he was innocent all along.  On Wednesday Ramirez-Pizarro's family got their wish; prosecutors asked permission to drop the charges and Judge Sam Cummings agreed.      

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