Matthew Lin Johnson Former Oak Hills High School Assistant Principal Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Matthew Lin Johnson age 42, has been arrested on allegations by a 10 year old girl  he sexually abused her. Johnson is a former Assistant Principal at Oak Hills High School.

“Following an extensive investigation, CAC (Crimes Against Children) detectives discovered the crime occurred multiple times when the victim was seven and eight-years-old,” stated a sheriff’s news release.

At the conclusion of the investigation, CAC detectives arrested Johnson. He was booked into the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino for violation of PC 288.5(a), continuous sexual abuse of a minor under the age 14, PC 288(a) lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14, and is being held without bail.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Deputy Vanayes Quezada of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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