for Continuous Abusing a Minor
County Sheriff Specialized Investigations Division, of the Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC),
began an investigation Thursday, January 13, 2022, regarding an 18-year-old
male who disclosed he was sexually abused between the ages of 12-years-old to
17-years-old by Joseph Nardella.
The suspect was a
teacher at Clement Middle School in Redlands during the time the victim was a
student at the school. Nardella has been placed on administrative leave by the
At the conclusion of
the investigation, CAC detectives arrested and booked Joseph Nardella into
custody at Central Detention Center in San Bernardino for violation of PC
288.5(a), continuous sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 14 and is being
held on $350,000.00 bail.
Nardella's booking photo is being
released, as it is believed there may be additional victims.
information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact San Bernardino
County Sheriff Deputy Vanayes Quezada of the Specialized Investigations
Division Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615.
Callers wishing to
remain anonymous may call the
We-Tip Hotline at
1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at