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Deputy Arrested For Allegedly Committing Lewd Acts On A Child

MARINA DEL REY (CBS) — A veteran deputy of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department was arrested for allegedly committing lewd acts on a child.

Police took Oscar Rodriguez, who's served as a deputy for 10 years, into custody at the LAPD Metropolitan Detention Center. His bail was set at $100,000.

LAPD officials have been in contact with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, who will be conducting their own internal investigation.

Rodriguez was immediately relieved of duty by the Sheriff's Department pending the outcome of both the criminal and administrative investigations.

The alleged encounters occurred while Rodriguez was off duty.

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