The Transylvania Times -

By Kate Herold
Staff Writer" 

Police: Senior was Abused


Brevard Police have made an arrest in the case of a 64-year-old woman who was allegedly abused, neglected and assaulted by her care giver.

Forty-eight-year-old Rachel Emily Pope was arrested Monday and now sits in the Transylvania County Jail under a $20,000 secured bond.

Pope is charged with one felony count of elder abuse, one felony count of neglect, and one misdemeanor count of assault and battery of a disabled person.

Detective Aaron Thompson, of the Brevard Police Department, said Pope had been taking care of the dis-abled woman since around September when the two moved to the area....

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