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Friday January 14th, 2022 :: 09:45 a.m. PST


Two Employees of Kiddie Academy in Rancho Cucamonga Arrested for Child Abuse

DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 13, 2022/ 8:57 p.m.

INCIDENT: PC 182(a)(1)Conspiracy, PC 273a(a)Child Abuse

LOCATION: Kiddie Academy, 7220 Victoria Park Ln, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

SUSPECT(S): Rudie Megan Maldonado, 29-year-old San Bernardino resident
Felicia Ann Ferra, 50-year-old Yorba Linda resident 

VICTIM(S): 8-month-old male

SUMMARY: On Saturday, September 4, 2021, The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail responded to the Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) reference allegations of physical abuse to a eight-month-old-male with a skull fracture. The eight-month-old male attended the Kiddie Academy in Rancho Cucamonga. 

At the conclusion of the investigation, Rudie Megan Maldonado and Felicia Ann Ferra were arrested for conspiring to conceal the victim's injuries and neglect of the victim's well-being. Maldonado was arrested under PC 273a(a) child abuse and PC 182(a)(1) conspiracy and was booked at Central Detention Center in San Bernardino. Her bail was set at $100,000 and she bailed out. After an arrest warrant was issued for Ferra, she turned herself in at West Valley Detention Center and was booked under PC 182(a)(1) conspiracy and PC273a(a) child abuse.  

Photos of the suspects are being released, as investigators believe there may be additional victims. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Roger Alfaro at (909) 387-3615. Those who wish to remain anonymous may provide information at We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or

Refer: Deputy Roger Alfaro 

Station: Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children

Phone No. (909) 387-3615

Case No. DR# 602100173 C#2021-156

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

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