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Leon County Woman Arrested for Abuse of Disabled Patient

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today arrested a former Florida State Hospital employee, Arlesia Richardson, 50, for abuse of a disabled adult. Acting on a referral by Adult Protective Services, a division of the Department of Children and Family Services, MFCU investigators discovered that Richardson provoked a disabled adult resident, with a history of self-injurious behavior, into hitting his head against a door multiple times. Richardson is no longer employed at the Florida State Hospital.


Action Details

  • Date:March 25, 2015
  • Agency:Florida Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies