Cheryl Ortega, mother of suspect James Ortega, called the Roswell Daily Record to report that Tommy Smith turned himself into police on Thursday.
â€œHe doesnâ€™t think itâ€™s fair that people are saying that he raped this girl,â€ she said.
â€œEvery crime thatâ€™s committed in Roswell gets blamed on these kids.â€
The Roswell Police Department issued a press release on Wednesday stating that they were seeking information about the whereabouts of Steven Perez, James Ortega and Tommy Smith in connection with a kidnapping and criminal sexual penetration case.
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