A Miami woman serving a part of her federal jail sentence on house arrest didn’t have any alternative when the person assigned to monitor her for the Federal Bureau of Prisons wished sexual favors. As courtroom paperwork acknowledged, she was beneath Benito Montes de Oca Cruz’s “custodial, supervisory and disciplinary authority.”
So, she submitted to Cruz’s needs. However, she additionally informed regulation enforcement what occurred and offered proof. When regulation enforcement went to the video and DNA she introduced them, Cruz was uncovered.
Cruz pleaded responsible in Miami federal courtroom to 1 count of abusive sexual contact. He’s scheduled to be sentenced April 14.
When the house isn’t a secure house
On Dec. 28, 2020, Cruz labored as a website supervisor for Riverside House, which was contracted to do residence confinement supervision for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The woman was spending the final 5 months of her four-year, three-month sentence on house arrest.
Cruz’s responsible plea mentioned as the location supervisor assigned to go to the woman’s residence, “to find out her compliance with the phrases of her residence confinement,” she “was beneath the custodial, supervisory and disciplinary authority of [Cruz].”
In the course of the Dec. 28, 2020 supervision go to, Cruz’s admission says, he touched her breasts, genitals and buttocks, made her get bare, then obtained on prime of her. He made her masturbate him.
When investigators spoke with the woman, she informed them what occurred. She additionally offered the results of the masturbation for DNA testing and “two quick movies.”
As for the DNA, the outcomes mentioned the identical was 16 octillion (16,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) instances extra seemingly if [Cruz] is a contributor than if an unknown, unrelated particular person is a contributor.”
The video confirmed the woman’s story. Cruz confessed to being the person within the movies.
This case was investigated by the Division of Justice’s Workplace of the Inspector Normal and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Legal professional Edward N. Stamm.