Officers responded to a child crimes report on Friday afternoon and arrested 55-year-old Luis Ayala, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said.
An investigation revealed that Ayala had been sexually abusing his 15-year-old stepdaughter for the past 2 1/2 years.
Ayala was booked on $200,000 bail. He was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday afternoon.
Officials provided no further information.