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Montebello Physician Arrested for Sexual Assault

Posted by Courtney Pilchman | Feb 03, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dr. Arturo Vargas, 41 a physician with Kaiser has been arrested by Montebello Police Department. Dr. Vargas is being charged with multiple felony counts of sexual abuse, including sexual penetration by a foreign object, sexual battery and sexual exploitation by a physician. No word on any pending Accusations by the California Medical Board.

A patient of Dr. Vargas' apparently went to Montebello PD last summer and reported the alleged assault. After conducting their investigation, MPD forwarded their report to the LADA's office for review and filing. An arrest warrant went out for Dr. Vargas in early January, 2012 and Dr. Vargas posted bail.

Currently, Dr. Vargas is on leave from Kaiser pending further investigation.

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Courtney Pilchman

Courtney Pilchman was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She prosecuted very high profile cases and had a ...


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