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Ventura County police accuse Navy Seabee of lewd acts with young girl

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Venture County sheriff accuses Navy Seabee of lewd acts with 3-year-old girl

A 38-year-old enlisted man in the Navy Seabees was arrested on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a 3-year-old girl, Ventura County authorities said Thursday night.

Adam Esquivel, who is assigned to the Seabee Range in Camarillo, is accused of inappropriately touching the vicim while she was at him home, said Sgt. Anthony Aguirre of the Ventura County Sheriff's Department.

Esquivel was arrested Wednesday and was being held on $250,000 bail, the department said. He was expected to be arraigned Friday in Superior Court in Ventura County.

No additional details on the alleged crime were released.

Detectives are seeking information on additional possible victims. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Frances Saleh at (805) 384-4729.

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