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....