Federal Corrections Office and Softball Coach Charged with Child Molestation
VICTORVILLE, California (August 2, 2017) — Armando Felix, 42, of Victorville was arrested Monday on multiple charges including child molestation of a teenage girl on a softball team he was coaching in 2013.
Felix, a longtime softball coach who works as a Federal Corrections officer, was arrested on July 31 and booked at the High Desert Detention Center. He has been charged with child molestation, oral copulation and penetration with a foreign object after police learned of the sexual abuse that took place when the girl was 15 to 16 years old in 2013 and 2014.
He is scheduled to be arraigned today (August 2) at Victorville Superior Court. His bail was set at $100,000.
Child Molestation Investigation
Victorville police detectives and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s specialized investigations unit is heading up the investigation into the allegations presented to them on July 20.
They were told that Felix allegedly assaulted the underage victim on multiple occasions in Victorville. Felix reportedly met the teenager during his time as coach of her softball team and continued to have an illegal sexual relationship with her.
The Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General worked with CAC detectives as Felix is employed as a . Armando Felix has been a softball coach for juveniles for several years and the Investigators are releasing Felix’s booking photo as there could be additional victims.
If you have information that could help this investigation or you or a loved one were a victim of this crime, contact Detective Jacob Gault, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615.
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