Lake Charles man accused of elderly abuse

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Posted: Jun 25, 2014 8:03 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: Jun 25, 2014 8:59 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Lake Charles, elderly, abuse, arrest, mentally, disabled

LAKE CHARLES - Authorities say a 23-year-old Lake Charles man allegedly kicked a mentally disabled elderly family member multiple times in the face, head and neck, causing swelling,

Calcasieu Parish sheriff's deputies were called to investigate at 4 a.m. Monday.

Spokeswoman Kim Myers says Chad L. Parker was arrested and became irate, spitting at and threatening deputies. She says Parker also kicked the back window of a patrol car, breaking a $500 camera.

Parker was booked with simple battery of the infirm, threatening a public official, resisting an officer and simple criminal property damage over $500.

It was unclear whether Parker has an attorney.

Judge Mike Canaday set Parker's bond at $170,000.

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