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Monday, July 9, 2012
Sexual Assault in the Workplace Extends Even to Government Officials
Santa Ana councilman faces sex assault charges
Carlos Bustamante, a former manager in Orange County's public works department, is accused of groping at least seven female subordinates.
Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante is taken into custody Monday. (Orange County district…)
A Santa Ana city councilman abused his power as a high-ranking county official by targeting and luring at least seven female employees to his office and other locations to hug, kiss and touch them inappropriately over a period of eight years, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Carlos Bustamante, a former administration manager at the Orange County public works department, has been charged with a dozen felonies, including attempted sexual battery, stalking, fraud and six counts of false imprisonment.