Man Arrested for Alleged Sex Crime Against 3-Year-Old Girl

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Adam Esquivel was accused of inappropriately touching a 3-year-old girl who was at his home. (Credit: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office)

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A 38-year-old member of the U.S. Navy was arrested in Camarillo on Wednesday for alleged lewd acts on a 3-year-old child, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.

Adam Esquivel was accused of inappropriately touching the toddler while the girl was at his residence, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Esquivel was being held on $250,000 bail and was expected to be arraigned on Friday.

Investigators suspect there may be other victims.

Anyone with information that may help identify witnesses or other potential victims was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, Detective Frances Saleh at 805-384-4729.

Correction: A headline in a previous version of this article incorrectly indicated that the victim was a boy.

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