Homestead Man Arrested for Battery on a Disabled Adult
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Miami-Dade Police Department today arrested Carlos Cuzan, 44, for battery on a disabled adult. Acting on information from the Florida Department of Children and Families, the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit's Patient Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (PANE) team investigated this case. According to the investigation, a co-worker witnessed Cuzan punching a victim several times in the face while employed as a medical health technician by the South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center, a forensic hospital. The victim, who suffers from schizophrenia, was treated for a laceration to his lip.
- Date:October 30, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies