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Rialto police officer held on suspicion of child sex abuse

May 10, 2012 |  9:26 pm

Theodore FernandesA Rialto police officer was arrested on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with an underage female, authorities said Thursday night.

Theodore Fernandes, 50, was arrested by Fontana police and was being held on $2-million bail, authorities said.

The alleged victim is now an adult. Authorities became aware of the accusations in February, the Fontana Police Department said in a statement.

Police said investigators do not believe there are additional victims.


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Photo: Theodore Fernandes. Credit: Fontana Police Department