August 13, 2022
Redlands teacher charged in sex abuse case
REDLANDS – (INT) - An 8th grade teacher at Clement Middle School in Redlands is facing charges of continuous sexual abuse of a student for five years.

The district Attorney’s office announced Monday it had filed five charges against Joseph Nardella.

Nardella was arrested last Friday June 24th. He posted $500-thousand dollars bail.

Prosecutors did not detail the investigation or when it began other than that the incidents were ongoing from 2015 to 2020.

Nardella, 52, of Highland is scheduled to be arraigned August 10th in San Bernardino Superior Court.

Nardella is a seventh-grade world history and an eighth-grade US history teacher who has been teaching at Clement Middle School since 1997. He has been the Social Studies Department Chair for the past 15 years and the leader of the schools’ intramural sports program.

Story Date: June 30, 2022
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