Redlands Unified School District announces arrest of current employee
January 14, 2022
Attn: News Desk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer
Phone: (909) 307-5300
Press Release --- Friday, January 14, 2022 at 4:45PM
Redlands Unified School District Announces Arrest of Current Employee
REDLANDS, Calif. – Early this morning, school administration received information alleging sexual misconduct with a former student by Clement Middle School teacher Joseph Nardella. Administration immediately contacted law enforcement, filed a CPS report as mandated by law, and placed Mr. Nardella on administrative leave until further notice. Subsequently, Mr. Nardella was taken into custody by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
We are cooperating closely with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in their investigation and thank them for their prompt response in this situation. We encourage anyone with information relevant to this case to contact San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at (909) 387-3615.
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