John Rose II, Sheriff's Deputy, Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

LA Sheriff's Deputy John Augustus Rose II is facing felony charges after alledgedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Sheriff's officials report he was taken in to custody on Thursday and is being held on $325,000 bail at the Twin Towers Jail.  He is being charged with "lewd acts on a child."

The sexual encounters took place off-duty and occured between February and June of 2013. 

43-year-old Rose is a 22 year veteran of the department and has received several awards over his career.