March 14, 2014 at 12:38 PM
St. Charles police arrested two employees of a senior care facility on suspicion they physically abused a resident and recorded their actions.
Officers responded to the Rosewood Care Center, 850 Dunham Road, for a report of an aggravated battery and unlawful videotaping of an elderly resident by two employees, which reportedly occurred on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
An administrator of Rosewood Care Center reported that two employees, Jacqueline Santos, 18, and Chemyra Barnett, 18, were suspected of physically abusing an elderly resident at the center and videotaping the incident. The victim was reportedly uninjured during this incident.
Santos and Barnett, both of South Elgin, were arrested and each faces the following charges:
- 1 count each for Aggravated Battery of a Person Over 60 - Class 3 Felony
- 1 count each for Unlawful Videotaping Class 4 Felony
Bail was set at $15,000 for each. The accused are to have no contact with the victim or the care center and neither can possess a cell phone while the case is pending.