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Hillsborough deputy arrested, charged with touching young child

Hillsborough County Detention Deputy Adam Camara is under arrest for lewd and lascivious behavior involving a child. Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
Hillsborough County Detention Deputy Adam Camara is under arrest for lewd and lascivious behavior involving a child. Source: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office
Published Sep. 27, 2017

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy faces charges of lewd and lascivious behavior, accused of touching a young child's buttocks in 2006.

Adam E. Camara, 39, lived with the victim, who was then 6 or 7 years old, according to an HCSO report. He entered the victim's bedroom one night and touched the sleeping child, the agency reported.

Camara works as a detention deputy most recently assigned to the Falkenburg Road Jail. Detectives began investigating Camara on Tuesday, according to the report. Camara is now on unpaid administrative leave.

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