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North Bay Man Arrested After Discovered in Child's Room



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    A 20-year-old Novato man was arrested early Wednesday after he was  discovered in a young girl's bedroom, San Rafael police said.

    Officers responded to a suspicious circumstance call at 3:05 a.m.  at home on Elda Drive. A woman at the home told police she had found a man  lying on the floor of her 12-year-old daughter's bedroom when she went to  check on the girl.

    The woman identified the man as Darin Toshiro Kawamoto, who had  apparently supervised the girl several years ago at the Vallecito child care  program.

    Kawamoto, who worked at the Vallecito Children's Center on an  as-needed basis, had not worked there since March, police said.

    Police said it appears Kawamoto went to the girl's bedroom window  and she let him in. Officers located Kawamoto's car down the street from the  home.

    Kawamoto was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of lewd  acts with a child and illegal entry with the intent to annoy a child. His  bail was set at $50,000.

    Police said there may be other victims related to this case.

    Anyone with information about Kawamoto or this incident is asked  to call Detective Cpl. Scott Eberle at (415) 485-3017. Those wishing to  remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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