Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
In the event of an emergency, dial 911.

Press Release

Suspect Arrested for Performing Illegal Medical Procedure

Sent on 6/30/2014 3:19:36 PM

Chief Deputy Chris Nanos advises on June 28, 2014, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Sheriff’s Department received a report of suspicious activity in the 8600 block of North Bobby Jones Drive. Deputies learned 51-year-old Gustavo Nunez had performed liposuction out of his home without a medical license. Sheriff’s Department detectives took over the investigation and discovered Gustavo Nunez had performed medical procedures on multiple victims. Mr. Nunez was transported to the Pima County Adult Detention Complex and booked on two counts of Practicing Medicine Without a License. The Sheriff’s Department would like to remind the public that it is extremely important to receive medical procedures from a medical professional in a medical facility. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call 9-1-1 or 88-CRIME.

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