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Attorney General James Announces Arrests Of Assisted Living Facility Employees For Putting Elderly Resident In Harm's Way

BUFFALO - Attorney General Letitia James today announced the arrests and arraignments of personal care assistants George Stokes, LaQuanda Johnson and Caprice Newbern, as well as medical technician Stephanie Shinault, in the Town of Amherst Court for allegedly abandoning the care of a vulnerable elderly resident at the Brompton Heights assisted living facility. The resident wandered out of the facility and was found after remaining outdoors for hours in freezing temperatures on the night of December 8-9, 2017. Stokes was arrested and arraigned on June 27, 2019, and Shinault, Johnson and Newbern were arrested and arraigned on June 12, 2019.


Action Details

  • Date:July 1, 2019
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies