Who is Matthew Lin Johnson?
Matthew Lin Johnson is a high school assistant principal who is arrested by authorities in California for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl ‘multiple times’ when she was seven and eight years old. Johnson was detained by officials with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday afternoon after they made contact with him at a business in Rancho Cucamonga, a spokesperson told the Victorville Daily Press.
How old is Matthew Lin Johnson?
According to his date of birth, Matthew Lin Johnson is 42 years old.
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The Apple Valley man was booked on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 and continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14. Johnson is currently being held at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga without bail and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 17.
‘The victim and suspect are known to each other,’ sheriff’s spokesperson Cindy Bachman told the outlet in an email.
Authorities arrested Johnson three days after the victim’s allegations were brought to investigators.
The sheriff’s department’s Crimes Against Children Detail determined that ‘the crime occurred multiple times when the victim was seven and eight-years-old.’
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Johnson is the assistant principal at Oak Hills High School but has been placed on leave, according to Hesperia Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Robert McCollum. The educator has been barred from returning to school grounds pending the outcome of the investigation.
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McCollum did add that the district was informed that Johnson’s arrest was ‘on an issue unrelated to school or district operations.’
‘At this time, CAC detectives have not found any evidence that Johnson had inappropriate contact with students at the school,’ sheriff’s officials added.