HELENDALE – A 36-year-old Helendale woman was arrested for elderly abuse after the woman she was caring for called 911 officials said.
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Victor Valley Station deputies responded to a Helendale home for an altercation. When deputies arrived they found that two females were involved in a dispute, one of the females being an unidentified elderly woman and the other being Jessica Nicole Rodriguez.
Through investigation, deputies learned that Rodriguez answered a Craigslist ad seeking a caregiver for the elderly woman. Rodriguez was hired and subsequently helped the elderly victim move from a convalescent home into her residence. The two had been living together for six weeks during which time Rodriguez became verbally abusive to the victim. When the woman called 911 on Wednesday, deputies learned that the victim was threatened by Rodriguez.
Rodriquez was arrested for elderly abuse and booked at High Desert Detention Center where she is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy Dalton Hendrickson at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at (760) 552-6801.Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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