INVERNESS, FLORIDA: Recently released reports say a registered nurse has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a patient at a Citrus County Hospital.
As per the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, on Jan. 6, deputies were reached about an alleged sexual assault of a patient by a staff.
A registered nurse entered her hospital room on several occasions and engaged in sexual activity with her, the victim told the deputy on Jan. 5.
The nurse is identified as Hiram Bonilla, 57, of Tampa.
Detectives investigate the hospital and got evidence to support the victim’s claims.
The nurse confirmed that he had engaged in sexual acts with the victim.
After additional interviews and discussion with the State Attorney’s Office, a warrant was given for Bonilla’s arrest on Jan. 11.
Bonilla is right now being held in the Hillsborough County Jail on two counts of lewd and lascivious battery and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation. Bonilla’s bond was set at $35,000.