L.A. County Deputy Arrested on Child Sex Allegations

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jail-benchA 43-year-old deputy with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department was arrested Thursday for allegedly having sex with an underage girl.

John Augustus Rose II, a 22 year veteran of the department, was booked on suspicion of lewd acts with a child, according to a statement issued by the department.

The alleged incidents occurred between February and June of 2013 while Rose was off-duty, the statement said.

Rose was being held on $325,000 bail.  He was relieved of duty Thursday without pay.

The veteran deputy was most recently assigned to the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Bureau.

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