Former Levy County Adult Family Care Home Owner Sentenced to More Than Eight Years in Prison
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that a judge has sentenced Priscilla Smith Johnson, the owner of an adult family care home in Williston, Fla., to more than eight years in prison. Johnson was arrested in October 2013 following an investigation by Attorney General Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Levy County Sheriff's Office. Allegations against Johnson included neglecting residents, failing to provide medical services for a resident's wounds, restraining a disabled adult with handcuffs both in the family care home and restraining residents at a remote location, willfully abusing a disabled adult and causing wounds on her wrists and permanent disfigurement, and financially exploiting residents at her family care home.
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- Date:September 8, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies