Joshua Armstrong, Teacher at school in Fontana is arrested on a charge of contacting a minor to commit a sex crime

Joshua Armstrong, a Fontana Unified School District Teacher from Jurupa Hills High School and track coach at Redlands Citrus Valley High School has been arrested on a charge of contacting a minor to commit a sex crime, according to the Fontana Police Department. Authorities accuse Armstrong of exchanging text messages of a sexual nature with a 17-year-old female student. The explicit text messages were over a three-month period from September 2021 to December 2021.

Persons who have any further information about this case or may have been a victim are urged to contact Detective T. Borden ( or Detective K. Beebe (

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