Man accused of sex assault who removed ankle monitor back in custody

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(Photo: Adams County Sheriff's Office)

(Photo: Adams County Sheriff's Office)

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A man charged with sexual assault who tampered with his ankle bracelet to elude detection was taken back into custody on Sunday afternoon, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies were informed Saturday that Marcus Ruby, 25, was able to remove the electronic ankle monitor he was wearing as a condition of his bond.

The monitor was found in Denver and Ruby was found in Jefferson County. No details of how he was found were released by the sheriff’s office.

Ruby is awaiting trial in which he is accused of sexual assault, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal mischief, the sheriff’s office said.