CPSO makes arrest in elderly abuse case - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

CPSO makes arrest in elderly abuse case

William Brent Rodgers (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) William Brent Rodgers (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

A man is accused in an elderly abuse case, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

William Brent Rodgers, 45, is accused of pushing an elderly victim on two separate occasions in March.

Authorities said on one occasion, the victim, 76, reported minor injuries. On the second occasion, the victim reported that Rodgers pushed him, causing him to hit his head when he fell into the bathtub.

Rodgers faces two counts of cruelty to the infirm and was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on $150,000 bond.

Rodgers is also prohibited from contacting the alleged victim, authorities said.

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