Tag: Sexual Assault

More Accusations Lodged Against Mission Doctor

Mission (KFXV) –We move on with new developments about a story we brought you weeks ago.  A doctor remains in the eye of the storm after several reports are filed against him in Kingsville. This comes days after Mission Police charged him for sexual assault– after an alleged patient of his, claimed he took advantage of his title. Several police reports have been filed in Kingsville, since Humberto Bruschetta was charged in mission earlier this month. Bruschetta, who has been practicing endocrinology in Mission and Kingsville currently faces charges of Sexual Assault and indecent exposure in Mission, but now...

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Lawyer Speaks On Behalf of Embattled Mission Doctor

Mission (KFXV) — A doctor is on the hot seat accused of sexual misconduct. Two of his patients have come forward to tell their story – while the doctor’s attorney says this all comes down to money. Two women are accusing the Mission doctor, one of Sexual Assault and the other for indecent exposure – during a medical checkup. Defense Attorney, for Humberto Rafael Bruschetta is talking about the two charges against his client — and the $260,000 dollar bond– brought against him on Tuesday. The criminal complaint points out the first incident on February 15th, where a woman...

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Mission Doctor Accused of Exposing Himself to Patients

Mission (KFXV) — A Mission doctor is behind bars tonight accused of Sexual Assault and exposing himself to two separate patients. According to a criminal complaint filed with mission police – in February, a patient who had an appointment with Dr. Humberto Rafael Bruschetta, became “embarrassed and alarmed” after the doctor locked the door and asked her to measure him, dropping his pants, and exposing himself. A second victim came forward in march claiming Sexual Assault. Police ask anyone else who may be a victim to come forward and report it. We have made contact with the doctor’s lawyer...

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Hidalgo County

In Hidalgo County, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month to bring attention to the fact that sexual violence is real, traumatic and occurring. According to the Children’s Advocacy Center, last year in Texas, 43,000 cases of abuse reported. In Hidalgo County almost 1,300. 75% of those were underage sexually abused victims. “We want to make sure that you help us as well by putting out the message to tell victims not to be afraid. Those victims need to know the different resources that are available, not only here in our office but all over the county.” DA Ricardo Rodriguez...

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Man Issued Life Sentence for Sexually Assaulting Teen

Edinburg (KFXV) — Last week, a judge handed a man a life sentence for sexually assaulting a teenager. A jury found 32-year-old, Lionel James Gonzalez guilty for assaulting the daughter of his sister-in-law in June of 2016. Gonzalez — who served a previous sentence in Indiana for one count of sexual misconduct of a minor, and had another dismissed — began to “manipulate” a 15-year-old that lived in the house he stayed in. After an investigation, Gonzalez later divulged that he touched the teen “above her clothing.” He turned down various plea deals, and because of his previous charges...

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