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

Q: What was the verdict in the case of Jorge Martin-Santana?

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A: A jury found Jorge Martin-Santana, a medical assistant with Planned Parenthood, guilty of one count of misdemeanor sexual battery, according to Sacramento Superior Court records available online.

He was sentenced in April 2015 to 140 days in a sheriff’s work project and three years probation.

Martin-Santana was arrested in December 2013, following a Sacramento Police Department investigation into a report of alleged misconduct.

According to an account in The Sacramento Bee, police said Martin-Santana was accused of inappropriately touching a patient during the course of his duties as a medical assistant. Police said at the time that the investigation involved only one incident.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy