Hope Man Arrested for Rape Involving a Juvenile Under the Age of 14
A southwest Arkansas man is in jail accused of having sex with someone under the age of 14 years old in Hope.
Hope Police Department arrested 28-year-old Jonathon Trotter on Friday, August 19, 2016. Trotter has been charged with two counts of rape.
Authorities say Trotter’s arrest was the result of an investigation into allegations that he was having a sexual relationship with a person under the age of 14. Trotter is being held at the Hempstead County Detention Facility, awaiting a first court appearance.
The investigation into the incident continues. If you have any information you are urged to call the Hope Police Department at (870) 722-2577.