Couple Who Allegedly Put Pillowcase Over Elderly Woman’s Head, Ransacked House Appear In CourtAn elderly woman's caretaker and the caretaker's husband pleaded not guilty to felony robbery, burglary, assault, elder abuse and other charges.
SF Housing Advocates Seek Elder Abuse Charges Against Owners Evicting 100-Year-Old TenantActivist groups, including the NAACP, say the owners attempting to evict Iris Canada, who has lived in the building since the 1940s should be charged with elder abuse.
Healdsburg Caretaker Sentenced To County Jail For Theft From Elderly WomanA Healdsburg family and marriage counselor was sentenced in Sonoma County Superior Court Thursday morning to six months in jail for stealing $25,000 from an elderly woman who suffered from dementia.
Oakland Chinatown SRO Tenants Allege Elder Abuse, Wrongful Eviction In Rental LawsuitThe lawsuit claims fair housing violations, habitability defects, wrongful and constructive eviction and elder abuse by owners, landlords and managers of a single-room occupancy building on the edge of Oakland's Chinatown.
Prosecutors: E. Palo Alto Woman Left Elderly Mother On Couch Covered In Urine, FecesPamela Neeley, 50, was charged with one count of elder abuse for neglecting to care for her 87-year-old mother. Paramedics found the elderly woman malnourished and covered in excrement.
Napa Man Accused Of Choking Paraplegic Father In Family ArgumentA Napa man in a fight with his brother allegedly assaulted his paraplegic father who tried to break up the fight Wednesday afternoon.
San Francisco Man Pleads No Contest To Felony Elder Abuse In $87K TheftA 29-year-old San Francisco man pleaded no contest Monday to felony elder abuse for stealing nearly $87,000 from a bakery and check cashing business owner in Redwood City in May, prosecutors said.
Woman Suspected Of Running Blessing Scams, Robbing Elderly SF Chinese Residents Detained In New YorkA 61-year-old Chinese woman who allegedly took part in blessing scams that ripped off older Chinese residents in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City, was detained in New York as she attempted to flee the U.S. for China.
Former Salinas Nurse Charged With Elder Abuse, Tax FraudA former nursing assistant has been charged with stealing from an elderly Salinas woman in her care and providing false information on tax returns and unemployment benefit claims.
Elderly South San Francisco Resident Loses $12,000 To Phone ScamAn elderly South San Francisco resident lost more than $12,000 to a telephone scam over the past several months, police reported Tuesday.
Newark Woman Faces Attempted Murder Charge For Hammer Attack On 75-Year-Old MomA 57-year-old Newark woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and other charges for allegedly attacking her mother with a hammer early Sunday morning, police said.
Scammers Steal $4K In Cash, Jewelry From Richmond WomanPolice are attempting to locate two men who scammed an elderly woman out of about $4,000 in cash and jewelry on Thursday by claiming they needed help to claim a winning lottery ticket.