Fairfield Swim Coach Accused Of Sex With 15-Year-Old

FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) – A swim coach at Fairfield High School has been charged with having sex with a 15-year-old girl on the team and will be arraigned next week in Solano County Superior Court.

Jonathan Mathis, 20, was arrested April 21 on suspicion of engaging in unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, Fairfield police spokesman Officer Cleo Mayoral said.

Students at the high school told a teacher they were suspicious of Mathis’ relationship with the girl, Mayoral said.

The teacher contacted the Police Department’s school resource officer on campus, who then told police investigators, Mayoral said.

Mathis was arrested after he was interviewed that day at the school, and police searched his home and took his computer, Mayoral said.

Mathis was booked into Solano County Jail and posted $15,000 bail.

He will appear in court on May 12.

The alleged relationship with the girl, now 16, began when she was 15, Mayoral said. She has cooperated with the police investigation, he said.

Police are investigating whether there are other alleged victims, Mayoral said.

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