Lucio Catarino Diaz is charged with aggravated assault in the incident caught on a hidden surveillance digital camera.
HOUSTON — A custodian was arrested after a co-worker accused him of giving her a sexually transmitted disease when he urinated in her water bottle at a Houston medical office constructing, in line with court docket paperwork.
Lucio Catarino Diaz is charged with aggravated assault, in line with court docket paperwork.
Graphic warning: Some folks might discover the main points of this story disturbing.
Investigators with the Houston Police Department stated Diaz is accused of urinating in his co-worker’s water bottle and finally giving her an incurable sexually transmitted illness.
This occurred at an office positioned on Westmont Drive close to the East Freeway in east Houston.
The sufferer informed investigators that in late August she obtained water from a dispenser however defined that it had a humorous style and odor to it. She dumped out the water and threw her water bottle out.
After that, she stated she began bringing her personal water bottles to work. She defined to the police that she would carry a water bottle to work and if she didn’t end it, she would depart it at her desk for the subsequent day.
Just a few days glided by after the incident with the bitter water from the dispenser, she seen the water she introduced from the shop smelled nasty as effectively, court docket paperwork state. She then threw the water bottle away however stated she might by no means determine what it was.
The sufferer stated that in September, a co-worker volunteered to make her espresso, however she informed them to make use of the water from her bottle and never the dispenser because of the odor. Her co-worker regarded into her water bottle and requested her why it was yellow.
They opened her water bottle after which seen the odor of urine, in line with court docket paperwork. A urinalysis was executed on the water by the physician the sufferer labored for, which confirmed their suspicions.
The physician then informed the sufferer that it was in all probability from the custodian. After the sufferer informed a few of her co-workers what had occurred, one in all them informed her the identical factor occurred to her.
The sufferer informed police she arrange a hidden digital camera in her office. According to court docket paperwork, the suspect was then caught on digital camera getting into her office and rubbing his genitals on the sufferer’s water bottle.
The lady then notified the police the subsequent day and offered them with two water bottles as proof. When police confronted Diaz in regards to the incidents, he admitted to what he had executed.
Police had been sporting physique cameras on the time of the arrest and questioning.
He additionally admitted to police that he had executed one thing comparable at a earlier job the place he labored for eight months. Diaz informed police he did it out of “malicious intent” and that it was a “sickness.”
Diaz additionally informed police he couldn’t keep in mind what number of instances he had executed this earlier than and that he was not conscious of any ailments he had.
Lab outcomes confirmed that the sufferer had contracted a sexually transmitted illness which she didn’t have previous to the incident, in line with court docket paperwork. The suspect additionally examined optimistic for a similar illness and a second one as effectively.
Diaz is being held on an immigration maintain.