SAN BERNARDINO (KTLA) -- A San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy was placed on leave Friday after he was charged for allegedly having sex with a minor.

According to a press release, 10-year veteran Nathan Gastineau was arrested Friday night on a charge of lewd acts with a minor.

The department received information Friday morning that he may have had inappropriate relations with a 16-year-old girl.

Gastineau, 30, a Redlands resident, was booked into West Valley Detention Center.

He has been put on leave for the course of the investigation.