Former county inspector convicted of sexual battery

From City News Service:
POMONA — A former inspector with the Los Angeles County Department of Health was convicted today of a misdemeanor sexual battery count involving the female owner of a Pomona doughnut shop.
Magdy Naiem Tawadros, 51, of Ontario, faces up to six months in jail when he is sentenced Feb. 3. Tawadros targeted the woman March 24, 2009, while conducting what was supposed to be a routine inspection of the shop on Temple Boulevard.
The woman went to police five days later, Pomona police Sgt. Horace Blehr said. Videotape showed the man hugging the woman inside the store.
Tawadros was fired by the Los Angeles County Department of Health on April 14, 2009, according to the agency.
An earlier trial ended in a mistrial when jurors deadlocked on the charge.
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