A spirited Ricky Delatorre. Despite the handcuffs and the two Houston Police officers leading his way. The 26 year old-the latest in a crackdown on medspas Houston Police.
He’s accused of performing non-surgical cosmetic procedures including injections like botox without a license or doctor’s supervision.
“Were you illegally injecting people?”
“No– no, I wasn’t.”
“Did you have a doctor’s supervision all the time?”
Delatorre is the owner of RD Aesthetica Medspa according to online state records.
A medical doctor is associated with the clinic, as required by law, but when an undercover officer went in for a consultation, police say she did not see him in person or via telemedicine.
And she had no comment for us.
According to investigators, the arrest last November of Nurse Michelle Bogle followed by Dr. Paula Springer Bryant both of Savvy Chic Medspa triggered the investigation involving Delatorre.
They say they received multiple complaints about his Southwest Houston clinic.
Delatorre, identified on the website as the facility’s injector, though not licensed to be one.
Houston Police say the illegal injections that landed Delatorre behind bars were fake.
They aren’t certain what the substance is but they say it isn’t Botox.