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Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened in case of medical assistant accused of sexual battery?

Last December, The Bee had a crime story on Jorge Martin-Santana, who was accused of sexual battery while employed at Planned Parenthood, and subsequently arrested. What was the outcome of this case?

Laurette, Sacramento

Jorge Martin-Santana, a medical assistant with Planned Parenthood, was arrested following a Sacramento Police Department investigation into a report of alleged misconduct.

Police said the investigation revealed that Martin-Santana allegedly inappropriately touched a patient during the course of his duties as a medical assistant. At the time, police said, the investigation involved only one incident.

According to Sacramento Superior Court online records, Martin-Santana is charged with one count of misdemeanor sexual battery. His trial date has been continued several times but is currently set for Dec. 2.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.