Torrington man accused of sexual assault and being a risk to a minor 

Officials say Jose L. Ortiz attempted to board a flight to Colombia earlier this month and was charged as a fugitive. 

News 12 Staff

Dec 16, 2023, 3:31 AM

Updated 166 days ago

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A Torrington man was charged with sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor after being extradited back to Connecticut from New York. 
Officials say Jose L. Ortiz attempted to board a flight to Colombia earlier this month and was charged as a fugitive. 
He was brought back to Connecticut on Thursday and arraigned Friday. 
Ortiz's bond has been set at $1 million.


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