El Monte School Volunteer Arrested for Sexual Battery - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

El Monte School Volunteer Arrested for Sexual Battery

Posted: Updated:

(FOX 11/CNS)A 30-year-old man who volunteered at South El Monte High School is due in a Pomona courtroom on Jan. 23 to face charges of possession of child pornography and sexual battery involving a teenage boy he befriended, authorities said today.

An investigation of Andres Fernandez of South El Monte began Dec. 4 when the Temple Sheriff's Station was contacted by school officials, who were tipped off about allegedly pornographic images on a computer that Fernandez shared with a co-worker, said Sgt. Al Fraijo of the sheriff's Special Victims Bureau.

The pictures were taken when the 17-year-old boy spent the night at the suspect's home, where he drank alcohol, Fraijo alleged. Fernandez allegedly took the photographs while the boy was sleeping, the sergeant said.

Detectives obtained a warrant to search Fernandez's home, but did not find evidence regarding any additional alleged victims, he said.

The District Attorney's Office filed the charges on Dec. 18, and Fernandez responded to an arrest warrant by turning himself in on Dec. 30. He posted a $20,000 bond the same day and was released from custody

  • Share ThisMore>>

  • myFOX Tech

    Tired, Sore Eyes? Enter: Gunnar Optiks Intercept

    Tired, Sore Eyes? Enter: Gunnar Optiks Intercept

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:22:42 GMT
    I met the folks from Gunnar Optiks at CES this year and they had something new to show me. The Intercepts. I have a big head, these are big frames, it was kismet but do they work as good as they look? We'll see.
    I met the folks from Gunnar Optiks at CES this year and they had something new to show me. The Intercepts. I have a big head, these are big frames, it was kismet but would my eyes revel in this serendipitous confluence of events? We'll see.
  • Sure, Cats Make Messes, But At Least Willie Cleans Up After Himself

    Sure, Cats Make Messes, But At least Willie Cleans Up After Himself

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-10 04:05:18 GMT
    How about a little lesson on conservation from Willie the Cat. Willie starts unrolling all of the paper until it is all on the floor. But you have to watch what happens next in this viral video.
    How about a little lesson on conservation from Willie the Cat. Willie starts unrolling all of the paper until it is all on the floor. But you have to watch what happens next in this viral video.
  • myFOX Tech

    Review: The New HTC One M8

    Review: The New HTC One M8

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:02:46 GMT
    In 2013 the HTC One (M7) was one of my favs, so I was excited to see what the next gen model would be have in store. One word, "impressive!" Beautifully crafted, possibly the best on the market. Behold: HTC's One (M8)
    One of the phones I loved in 2013 was the HTC One AKA the M7, so I was excited to check out what the next iteration of HTC's flagship would have in store. This is one impressive handset! Beautifully crafted, possibly the best on the market. Behold: HTC's One (M8)
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices