November 1, 2002
Sean Caine, 410-576-6357
CHIMES EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH NEGLECT
AND RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT
General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that a former food
services employee at Chimes, Inc. has been charged with Neglect
of a Vulnerable Adult and Reckless Endangerment in connection with
an April 17, 2002 incident in which a developmentally disabled adult
was left unattended in a van in Baltimore City.
Delroy Council, 44, of the 5100 block of Nelson Avenue in Baltimore
City was charged in a two-count Criminal Information. Intentional
neglect of a vulnerable adult by a caregiver is a misdemeanor punishable
by a maximum sentence of five years in jail and/or a $5,000 fine.
Reckless endangerment is a misdemeanor, punishable by not more than
five years in jail and/or a $5,000 fine.
information is an accusation and all persons are presumed innocent
unless proven guilty.