Fugitive Child Molestation Suspect Arrested
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2014
Contact: Erika Aklufi, Public Information Officer
|On March 12, 2014, detectives from the Santa Monica Police Department traveled to the Orlando area to accept custody of fugitive Christopher Carrington Camp, a former Santa Monica resident and suspect in a juvenile sexual assault case. Camp had been evading police since July of 2008, when he learned that he was under investigation.
Camp's discovery and subsequent arrest was the product of the diligent and tireless efforts of SMPD Juvenile and Missing Person Unit detectives working in collaboration with the U.S. Marshal's Service and local law enforcement in Florida.
Camp waived extradition and was transported back to California on March 14, 2014. He was booked into the Santa Monica Jail on multiple charges of 288(a) PC [lewd
and lascivious act on a child under the age of 14]. Bail was set at $1,000,000.00.Camp was arraigned March 17, 2014. His next court date, to schedule his preliminary hearing, will be held April 2, 2014, at LAX Court Department 142.
Anyone with information regarding this subject is asked to contact Detective Gladden of the Santa Monica Police Department at (310) 458-8931 or the Watch Commander at (310) 458-8426. Additionally, those wishing to report information anonymously may contact We-Tip at 1-800-782-7463 (wetip.com) or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 (lacrimestoppers.org).