The Roswell Police Department arrested Jonathan Rothchild, 68, on Monday on charges of crim inal sexual penetration of a minor under 6 years old. Rothchild was arraigned in Magistrate Court, Tuesday.
The incident occurred on Tuesday on East Byrne Street. The police were called to Lovelace Regional Hospital to investigate a suspected case of CSP. The child was later taken to Esperanza House for an interview, which appeared to confirm the findings.
Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Rothschild, who was arrested and transported to the Chaves County Detention Center, where he remains with a $100,000 cash-only bond.