LA sheriff's deputy arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with a child

A veteran Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was arrested Thursday and booked on charges of committing lewd acts upon a child, police said.

Oscar Rodriguez, who was last stationed at Marina Del Ray station, allegedly committed the offenses while he was off duty, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement.

No further details of the alleged offenses were provided.

His bail has been set at $100,000, police said, adding that the sheriff's department was conducting its own internal investigation.

The 10-year veteran deputy has been suspended by the sheriff's department, pending the outcome of both the criminal and administrative investigations.