Augusta woman, 22, arrested after allegedly grabbing patient at local nursing home

Jatoria Johnson was arrested and charged with exploitation os an elderly or disabled person. (Source: RCSO)
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Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Deputies are looking further into an assault at an Augusta nursing home after the arrest of one woman.

According to an incident report, deputies were called to the Golden LivingCenter on the 3600 block of J. Dewey Gray Circle on Sept. 26th. They were called for a suspicious situation.

After speaking with the Director of Nursing Services, deputies learned that a fellow employee had seen Jatoria Audrey Johnson, 22, grab a male patient, 69, by the genitals and twisted them.

The director had spoken to the patient after it happened and said it was false, but when the deputy asked the patient he admitted Johnson had grabbed him.

Deputies did not speak with the employee witness at the scene.

The Richmond County C.A.V.E. Task Force arrested Johnson Tuesday. She is charged with two felony counts of exploitation of an elder or disabled adult.

We are looking further into this case.

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