Friday, October 24, 2008

Adult day care program supervisor arrested for sexual abuse

Tallahassee, Florida - A 30-year old man employed as a direct care staff member at ARC Gateway was arrested yesterday in connection with sexually abusing three women with developmental disabilities; according to Foster Folly News, the man, Mark Harris, was employed as a supervisor and mentor to the three women, whose ages range between 24 and 36. Harris has been charged with two counts of lewd or lascivious battery of a disabled person, six counts of lewd or lascivious molestation of a disabled person, and two counts of lewd or lascivious behaviour in the presence of a disabled person. If convicted of all charges, he faces up to 70 years in prison and up to $60,000 in fines.