On Tuesday, Jan. 27, University Police Department at California State University, Fresno, was contacted by Dr. James Bushman, head of University High School, a charter school located on the Fresno State campus. Bushman advised UPD that administrators had been notified of a possible relationship between a student and a University High School faculty member.
University police, assisted by Fresno Police Department, conducted an investigation that lead to the arrest of University High School faculty member Jonathan McCoy Malcolm on Wednesday, Jan. 28.
Malcolm cooperated with law enforcement and was booked into Fresno County Jail on charges related to lewd material and annoying/molesting a minor.
The investigation is open and continues.
University High School is a 9th- – 12th-grade free public charter high school located on the campus of Fresno State. It is chartered by Fresno Unified School District but governed by its own board of directors.