A Fullerton man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to tainting his coworker's water bottle with semen when they worked together in Newport Beach and Orange.
Michael Kevin Lallana, 31, is due back in court Oct. 14 for a pretrial hearing on four misdemeanor counts of assault and depositing an offensive material in a public place. He faces three months to three years behind bars and registristration as a sex offender.
In January, Lallana was working at Northwestern Mutual Mortgage Co. in Newport Beach with another woman in her 20s. The day the two and a few others were set to be transferred to a branch in Orange, prosecutors said, Lallana ejaculated into his coworker's water bottle while she was away.