Articles Tagged with medication

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A Washington County resident has been accused of keeping her care-dependent sister trapped inside of a wooden cage in an unclean home and denying the woman access to food and medications.

53-year-old Loretta Lancaster lives with her sister, 51-year-old Leona Biser, who provides care for the woman. Lancaster has reportedly suffered from meningitis since she was young, and the woman requires a caregiver to assist with her daily needs.

On November 22, a special agent with Adult Protective Services placed a call asking for law enforcement to come to Lancaster’s home when they allegedly discovered that Lancaster lives inside of a locked handmade wooden cage.

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A married couple and their three adult children have been accused of inflicting several types of abuse upon one of their legally disabled relatives, a woman with autism and other diagnoses, who has lived with them for the past three years.

When the mother of a 22-year-old autistic woman passed away in August 2015, she moved into a trailer on the property of her family members who have a home that they share with their children. The woman reportedly slept on a bed inside of the trailer parked on the property.

On August 13, 2015, one day after the woman’s mother died, 45-year-old Terry Knope, the husband of her blood relation, 42-year-old Raylaine Knope, took over as the executor of the SSI benefits received due to her disability. He was awarded the responsibility in order to make sure that the near $9,000 a year was used to ensure that the woman’s housing and other basic needs were met.

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Wildwood, Florida, resident Carolyn Roach Doggett, a woman who works as a first-grade elementary school teacher, was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol on Monday while she was in the vicinity of a local charter school.

On the afternoon of July 2, after the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office was notified with information about a possible reckless driver they dispatched to the reported area that the vehicle was seen, which was within half a mile of The Villages Charter School.

Officers encountered the sports utility vehicle that they suspected was the motorist they received the call about and they reported that the turn signal remained in the on position the entire time they were in pursuit and that the SUV was allegedly weaving erratically enough that several accidents were narrowly avoided.

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A man sitting between his wife and a female passenger on board a Spirit Airlines flight is facing charges for allegedly touching the woman sitting next to him in a sexual manner while she was asleep.

On January 3, Prabhu Ramamoorthy and his wife were passengers of a flight between Las Vegas and Detroit. Ramamoorthy was situated in between his wife and a woman on the other side of him who was occupying the window seat. The woman reportedly fell asleep, and when she woke from her nap she found her clothing was undone and Ramamoorthy had his hand inside of her pants. She stated that when he realized she was awake he ceased touching her.

According to the official complaint, the 22-year-old woman then located flight attendants to alert them about what had happened. When she approached them she was crying and her clothing was still undone. The woman was kept in the back of the plane until a seat away from Ramamoorthy was located, and she switched to the new spot for the remainder of the flight.

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When a Garden Grove woman was pulled over for reckless driving on Saturday morning, police discovered she was carrying a rather large quantity of prescription narcotics in the vehicle.

Shauna Kester had been driving near the Festival of the Arts grounds in Laguna Beach when she was reportedly seen by an on-duty officer while operating the vehicle erratically. With the assistance of another patrolman in the vicinity Kester was pulled over.

The officers requested that Kester step out of the vehicle, and they began to question her. She disclosed that she had been smoking marijuana earlier in the evening. The officers then searched her car and located a cosmetic storage case containing hundreds of prescription pills comprised of over fifteen different kinds of medication.

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