A staff sergeant on the Marine Base in Twentynine Palms was arrested Thursday afternoon, accused of child abuse. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the base’s Child Development Center at 1:50 p.m. after child care workers found a girl had sustained injuries. Deputies discovered the girl had sustained bruising to her left cheek and redness on her collar bone. Calixtro Martinez, 34, with VMU-3 at the Combat Center, was arrested for investigation of felony cruelty to a child. Calixtro Martinez was booked at the Morongo Basin Jail with his bail set at $100,000.