Sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to groping girl in Vista
2:36 PM, Oct 3, 2018
VISTA (CNS) - A sheriff's deputy who groped a teenage girl while standing behind her in a Vista fast-food restaurant line pleaded guilty Wednesday to committing a lewd act with a 14-year-old child and unlawfully taking computer data.
Timothy Nathaniel Wilson Jr., 33, will be sentenced to a year in jail and ordered to register as a sex offender for life at a hearing Oct. 31.
Wilson, a 10-year department veteran assigned to detentions enforcement at the Vista Jail, was arrested at his workplace May 18.
The defendant fondled the 14-year-old's buttocks about 7 p.m. March 21 while in line at Panda Express on Main Street, near South Santa Fe Avenue.