Central Unified’s superintendent arrested on domestic violence charge, police say

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A booking photo of Andrew Alvarado. (Photo: Fresno County Sheriff’s Office)

FRESNO, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – The superintendent of the Central Unified School District has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, according to the Fresno Police Department.

On Thursday night, police say 49-year-old Andrew Alvarado was arrested on a felony charge of inflicting corporal injury on a spouse.

Police say the victim called 9-1-1 to report that Alvarado pushing her and throwing things at her.

Alvarado was booked into the Fresno County Jail, where he posted a $2,500 bond and was released that same day.

After spending over 15 years working for the Golden Valley School District, Alvarado took over as the superintendent of Central Unified in 2018.

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