50°F
weather icon Clear

North Las Vegas doctor arrested on lewdness charges

A North Las Vegas doctor was arrested Wednesday in connection with a lewdness incident involving a patient, police said.

About 10 a.m., detectives arrested Jorge Burgos, 50, at his office in the 1800 block of East Lake Mead Boulevard on multiple counts of open and gross lewdness, North Las Vegas police said.

“Allegations were made that on multiple occasions, the doctor inappropriately touched a patient,” police said in a statement.

Police said the investigation is ongoing, and they are seeking other possible victims. He was arrested on three counts of open or gross lewdness.

Burgos was booked into the Las Vegas city jail, and according to jail records, he faces three counts of conspiracy open or gross lewdness. His bail is set at $6,000.

Burgos, an internal medicine physician, has no record of disciplinary actions by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners.

Review-Journal writer Pashtana Usufzy contributed to this story. Contact Christian Bertolaccini at cbertolaccini@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @bertolaccinic on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST