Staunton Man Receives Suspended Sentence and Small Fine for Admittedly Molesting Elderly

The former nurse's aide who assaulted a nursing home resident at a Staunton nursing home earlier this year has pleaded guilty to assault and battery charges. The charges were filed in connection with incidents involving two incapacitated residents at the Staunton facility.

The suspect, Anthony M. Johnson, was accused of molesting the residents at Envoy of Staunton. Following the guilty plea, the judge issued a suspended 12-month sentence and fined the man a total of $200. Two administrators at the facility still face charges of failing to report the incidents to authorities. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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