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SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
Monday November 27th, 2023 :: 12:55 p.m. PST


Fontana man arrested for sexual acts with a minor; Deputies believe there may be additional victims

DATE: Saturday, November 25, 2023

INCIDENT: PC 288.3(A) - Contact Minor to Solicit Sex
                   PC 288(B)(1) - Lewd Acts with a Child Under 14-years-old with Force
                   PC 664 / 289(A)(1)(B) - Attempted Sexual Penetration with Foreign Object with Child Under 14-years-old by Force

LOCATION: 18000 block of 14th Street, Bloomington, CA

SUSPECT(S): Joel Sanchez Madrigal, 47-year-old resident of Fontana  

VICTIM(S): 12-year-old Female 

SUMMARY: On Sunday, November 25, 2023, deputies from the Fontana Sheriff's Station investigated allegations of unlawful contact with a minor to solicit sex, unlawful lewd acts with a child under 14-years-old with force, and attempted forcible sexual penetration with a foreign object with a child under 14-years-old.

Deputies identified Joel Sanchez Madrigal as the suspect. At the conclusion of the investigation, Madrigal was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga for violation of PC 288.3(A), PC 288(B)(1), and PC 664/289(A)(1)(B). He is being held in lieu of $120,000 bail.

Deputies believe there may be additional victims and are releasing Madrigal’s booking photograph due to the fact Madrigal was a girl's youth softball coach. Anyone with information regarding this incident, or other incidents involving Madrigal, is encouraged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Fontana Station at (909) 356-6767. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave the information on the We-Tip Hotline at  

Refer: Deputy Dominic Rapisardi / Deputy Donovan Torok 

Station: Fontana Sheriff's Station

Phone No. (909) 356-6767

Case No. DR# 032303009

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Fontana Sheriff's Department
17780 Arrow Blvd
Fontana, CA 92335

Emergency: 9-1-1

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