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L.A. County health inspector convicted in doughnut shop sexual assault case [Updated]


A Los Angeles County health inspector was convicted Wednesday of sexual battery against a woman during an inspection of her Pomona doughnut shop, authorities said.

Magdy Naiem Tawadros, 51, is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 3 on the misdemeanor charge, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.

The woman told authorities that Tawadros assaulted her several times in a storage room while her husband was picking up their two children. She resisted, even though she feared that the inspector would give her shop a bad grade, according to a claim the woman filed against the county after the March 24 incident.

The incident was captured on video at the shop, which is owned by the woman and her husband.

Tawadros gave the shop a 91% approval rating after the inspection, records show. He was placed on leave after the incident.

[Updated at 11:40 a.m. Thursday: County public health officials said the inspector was "discharged" from county employment after the incident.]


Woman accuses health inspector of sexual assault

-- Robert J. Lopez

Video: KTLA news report that aired in April.

Comments () | Archives (7)

Three cheers for the civil service.

How is this a misdemeanor?

California municipal employees have too many perks!

That public employee clearly abused/misused
his position under color of law affecting that
female business owner...Felony charge should
have been filed...
but...what is clear...public funded employees
are not facing felony charges that private sector
citizens would be facing given the same sexual
discrimination/segregation of felony crimes on
the basis of title, position, public employment status,
and color...
until public employees are facing the same felony
charges as would a citizen in the private sector ...
do NOT extend taxes/fees ...
taxpayers are NOT recieving the work or the job
duties of some public funded workers.

make an example of this pervert for abusng his position as a civil servant and give him 10 years.

the health inspector look innocent.. This looks as if they've known each other. What woman would hug a total stranger... Asians are a lot smarter than that. This looks like a private meeting ... She was trying to break up with him and he was trying to embrace her. It doesn't look harmless at all. It looks like a set up.

@ Jessica. Its what you call paying a good attorney. That's what happened there.


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