On Sept. 24 Rodolfo Alvarado left his 3-year-old daughter home alone. He drove from Rock Hill, SC to Gastonia, NC. Alvarado told the officers over the phone since the child was asleep he thought she would be fine until her mother arrived home at 6:30 am.

The child was seen walking around the apartment complex in her sleeping clothes around 6:00 am. Police officers followed the little girl to her apartment and found out that she was left unattended.

Alvarado was charged with unlawful conduct toward a child and placed under arrest on Friday. He was released on a $1,000 bond.