Bar owner accused of rape says bond conditions prevent him from earning a living – Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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Bar owner accused of rape says bond conditions prevent him from earning a living  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

An owner of The Library Bar who stands accused of raping a passed-out woman inside the business after hours is asking a judge to lift some of his bond conditions because they’re preventing him from making a living. A judge had tightened Israel Espiricueta’s bond conditions in September, requiring that the 42-year-old man wear a GPS monitor and stay out of bars and strip clubs — including his own bar unless it was after business hours. The special conditions had been put in place after social media posts alleged Espiricueta had been seen visiting Fort Worth bars. On Tuesday, Espiricueta’s de…

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