Wichita lawyer charged with mistreating elderly person
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita lawyer who specializes in elder law is charged with mistreating an elderly person.
Sedgwick County authorities announced Monday that 70-year-old Larry Toomey has been charged with five felonies.
The Wichita Eagle reports court documents indicate the alleged losses total at least several hundred thousand dollars.
Toomey’s attorney, Steven Mank, says Toomey looks forward to having his day in court.
A mistreatment of a dependent adult charge alleges he took advantage of resources valued between $250,000 and $1 million.
Three mistreatment of an elderly person counts each accuse him of taking property valued at from $100,000 to less than $250,000.
The charges list one victim.
Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com