Ross Convicted of Sexual Battery

Press Release

The Office of State Attorney Larry Basford announced that on December 1, 2021, a Bay County Jury found Ramon Ross guilty of two counts of Sexual Battery. The jury took just 40 minutes to convict Ross of sexually battering the victim, who was babysitting for him at the time. The case was investigated by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Gulf Coast Sexual Assault Advocacy Center.

The defendant was immediately sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 15 years of Sex Offender Probation by Chief Judge Christopher Patterson. The case was prosecuted by Assistant State Attorneys Peter Overstreet and Josh James.

For additional information, contact Public Information Officer Mike Cazalas.