Carlos Bustamante, Santa Ana City Councilman, was charged with 12 felony counts in connection with allegations of sexual assault from at least seven women over an eight year period.
There is evidence that lead to 12 more victims but because the statute of limitations has run, Bustamante can not be charged as to those allegations.
Bustamante has also been charged with one felony count of grand theft for allegedly fraudulently receiving a $3,100 reimbursement for a business trip.
Bustamante was arrested Monday July 2, 2012 in the parking lot outside of the Santa Ana City Council meeting.
He is out of custody on $100,000 bail.
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