REDLANDS, Calif. – A Redlands man was arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography over the internet.
Authorities said in a news release on August 7, 2019, that Joel Matthew Fantazia was arrested for child pornography charges. Investigation into the downloading, possession, distribution of child pornography led detectives to the 1400 block of Diamond Court in the City of Redlands A search warrant was obtained and the home was searched.
Multiple electronic devices were recovered from the home. Over 70 child pornographic videos, some with prepubescent children involved in sadomasochistic situations. Fantazia was booked at the West Valley Detention Center for possession and distribution of child pornography.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Fontana Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
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