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Shane Sparks, 'America's Best Dance Crew' judge, arrested on suspicion of child molestation [Updated with video]

December 18, 2009 |  3:08 pm

Shane4_krchbnnc Shane Sparks, a judge on MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew" and a contributing choreographer on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance," was arrested this morning by the Los Angeles Police Department and charged with eight counts of alleged child molestation, according to TMZ.com.

Sparks recently finished judging some the new competitors for the upcoming fifth season of "ABDC." The 40-year-old Cincinnati native, who fell into choreography after being in a dance crew and singing group, has worked with the late R&B singer Aaliyah, Monica, Lindsay Lohan and Benji Schwimmer.

TMZ also links to the filed arrest documents.

We'll continue to provide updates as more information is made available. Here's video of his arrest provided by Fox 11 news.

-- Jevon Phillips

Photo: Shane Sparks attends Lil Mama's "My Super Sweet 21st" birthday at Prospect Hall in October in Brooklyn, N.Y. Credit: Astrid Stawiarz / Getty Images

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