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More victims of camp director accused of molestation being sought

Christian camp counselor accused of molesting boy may have had additional victims, officials say

There may be additional victims of a Christian camp director accused of molesting a boy nine years ago, authorities said Tuesday.

Ronald "Chad" Williams was arrested June 21 in Honolulu after the victim, who is now an adult, reported the abuse to detectives, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.

Authorities, however, are concerned there may be additional victims.

Williams was the director of San Marcos Christian camp in the 5700 block of Stagecoach Road in Santa Barbara when the alleged abuse occurred during the summer of 2005.

Williams was working at the camp between May 2005 and June 2006.

The victim told authorities he was 10 and 11 years old when Williams molested him, sheriff's officials said. They were alone at the camp when the alleged abuse occurred.

Soon after, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Williams, who had been living in Hawaii for several years. He was later taken into custody on suspicion of molesting a minor, authorities said.

Anyone with details about Williams may call the sheriff's Detective Bureau at (805) 681-4150 or their tip line at (805) 681-4171.

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