Monday, January 25, 2010

Caretakers Will Go to Trial

Two women have been ordered to stand trial on charges they stole almost $11,000 from an 83-year-old blind woman.

Patricia Christopher, 29, and Nicole Brautigam, 26, waived their right to preliminary hearings on theft and related charges Tuesday.

The women have pleaded not guilty to draining the victim's bank account instead of using it to pay her rent and personal needs.

Police began investigating when they received complaints about dogs in the home in November and found squalid conditions, including a broken water pipe, exposed wires, damaged heaters and open garbage bags.

Full Article and Source:
Caretakers of Blind Woman, 83, Will Go to Trial


Anonymous said...

Justice served on these two woman but WHY is justice not served on the Professional Guardians who do the same thing?

StandUp said...

You're right, Anon. Justice should be served on all who exploit the elderly and/or disabled.

Anonymous said...

The reason justice is not served on professional guardians in the same manner it is served on non-pros is because the professionals have connections.

Denise said...

I keep thinking I've heard how low people can go, and then they pick not only on an elderly woman, but a blind woman.

It's sickening.