Three Arrested for Abusing Vulnerable Adults at Threshold Center for Autism
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Orange County Sheriff's Office, and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested three former employees of Threshold Center for Autism. Shenika Abraham, Kenneth Hampton, Jr., and Michael Meeks allegedly abused three residents of the Winter Park residential home. According to the investigation, a former employee of Threshold Center for Autism recorded instances of the alleged abuse on his smart phone. The video and supporting witness statements implicated Abraham, Hampton, and Meeks in three separate incidents of abusing disabled adult residents under their care. Threshold Center for Autism terminated the three employees.
- Date:September 16, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies