On Friday, November 23 2012, at approximately 2049 hours Deputies were contacted by Child Protective Services (CPS) regarding a child being treated at Valley Children's Hospital with suspicious injuries. The seven week-old child had a broken arm, a cracked rib, and bruising on its head and body. Detectives from the Kings County Sheriffs Office responded to Valley Children's Hospital and arrested the child's twenty year old father, Jonathon Tafoya.
Tafoya was booked into the Kings County Jail for felony child abuse and torture with a Bail of $625,000. The child will be taken into Protective custody by Child Protective Services when released from the hospital.