Alleged fake doctor admits dumping blood in yard
Last Updated: 187 days ago
Police documents obtained by 23ABC that show 58-year-old Alberto Gonzalez dumped vials of his patients' blood in his backyard.
The Bakersfield Police Department says despite having plaques displaying all of his education degrees, none of them included practicing medicine.
Police say Gonzalez told them he was "a doctor of natural remedies" when they arrested him inside of this home on monitor street last month.
According to police, Gonzalez' cover was blown after a patient complained to authorities that Gonzalez ripped her off, claiming he injected her with water and charged her dollars for it.
When officers walked through the home, Gonzalez took them to his bedroom where police say he stored vials of prescription medicine and used syringes.
When asked where he purchased the prescription medicine he administered, Gonzalez told police he bought the vials at a local grocery store, even though police told him that grocery store "does not sell prescription medication commercially."
Gonzalez also told police multiple men would frequently visit the house and "pay him $25 dollars at a time to administer an injection of testosterone."
Gonzalez told investigators he draws blood to help patients with high blood pressure, and to dispose of it, he "dilutes it with water and dumps it on the grass in his backyard."
Kern County Environmental Health says they are always conscious of how any business disposes medical waste because of the dangers it poses to the public.
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