ROSWELL -- A Roswell man is now in jail, accused of sexual penetration of a child.
Richard Barela was arrested Tuesday in Roswell.
He's being charged with one count of sexual penetration of a child under 13, one count of attempted criminal sexual penetration of a child under 13, ten counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor under 13 (unclothed intimate parts) and four counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor under 13 (clothed intimate parts).
The incidents reportedly took place between 2008 and 2012 in Roswell.
He's now being held in the Chaves County jail with a $250,000 bond.
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