A 38-year-old Madera County man was arrested on suspicion of six counts of rape with a special circumstance of great bodily injury.
The victim in the case is a minor, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The great bodily injury was impregnating the victim, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Apolonio Sanchez-Hernandez, who lives near the city of Madera, was booked into Madera County Corrections Friday night. His bail is set at $2.1 million, according to jail records.
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The Madera County District Attorney’s Office is awaiting the paperwork to file charges, said David Linn, Madera County District Attorney. He said impregnating can be considered “great bodily injury.”