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Austin bar owner arrested and accused of rape

An Austin bar owner is accused of sexual assault at a bar he owns in Fort Worth last December. Police arrested 41-year-old Israel Espiricueta for allegedly raping a female patron from his Library Bar in his hotel room after she had passed out. Espricueta owns The Love Goat and The Rhino Room bars in Austin. The Statesman reports he posted bond and was released from Tarrant County jail.
 

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