A Tucson man has been convicted of abusing his aged father by a jury in Pima County, native prosecutors confirmed in a launch this week.
In an announcement, officers stated Aaron Gallego Rodriguez, 48, had been discovered responsible of a slew of brutal assaults on his 82-year-old father who was residing at a senior dwelling facility in Arizona. Pima County Jail information seen by Newsweek confirmed he was being held with out bond.
Rodriguez whipped his father with a twine which resulted in extreme cuts and bruises throughout his face, arms, again, chest, and legs, the Pima County Lawyer’s Workplace stated in a Fb submit.
Prosecutors stated that after the assault, Rodriguez had stolen his father’s bank card. He then went to numerous money machines across the metropolis of Tucson, making an attempt to withdraw his cash.
County officers launched the inmate’s mugshot by way of their social media pages this week. The incident occured on February 7 this 12 months, native media outlet KOLD-TV reported.
Rodriguez was convicted of susceptible grownup abuse, home violence, aggravated assault, momentary/substantial disfigurement and theft of a bank card, the legal professional’s workplace stated.
Sentencing is scheduled for March 18 this 12 months. The case was tried by Deputy County Attorneys Joseph Ricks and Ian Daranyi. The aged sufferer’s id was not being launched. The title of the senior dwelling facility referenced by the legal professional’s workplace was additionally not instantly made obtainable.
Tucson is the biggest metropolis in Southern Arizona, 115 miles southeast of Phoenix. In keeping with its web site, the area is the second most-populated metropolis after Phoenix, which is the state capital.
In different Arizona crime information, in January a father and son have been booked into Pima County jail on suspicion of kid intercourse abuse. The pair have been named by cops as David Clark, 35, and Joseph Clark, 21. They have been detained by deputies from Sahuarita Police Division, Arizona Every day Star reported.
Earlier this month, Arizona jail officers launched dramatic footage exhibiting an inmate taking a library employee hostage. Inmate Timothy Monk was detained after a Tactical Help Unit (TSU) attended the scene. Librarian Allen Hartzell was awared a medal of valor for remaining calm throughout the altercation, which lasted roughly two and a half hours.