Man arrested in 15-year-old’s rape case

Carmen Manuel pinchilla

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Roswell police have made an arrest in the rape of a 15-year-old girl who says she was forced into a van.

The girl says 47-year-old Carmen Manuel Pinchilla got her in the van, got her drunk then drugged her then raped her.

Investigators say they found Pinchilla’s phone number in the girl’s pocket, but it’s unclear how she got it.

He is an illegal immigrant and is being held without bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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