Thomasville Times Enterprise

June 19, 2014

Arrests made at personal care homes in Brooks, Lowndes counties

Staff report
CNHI

THOMASVILLE — On Thursday about 8 a.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Brooks County Sheriff’s Office, Morven Police Department and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office initiated the execution of two simultaneous search warrants at Uplift, 7752 Ga. Highway 133, Morven in Brooks County and 7478 Chase Way, Hahira, in Lowndes County

The execution was the result of a two-month criminal investigation and resulted in the following arrests and charges:

• Tyrone Terrell, Owner of Uplift, 59, 6390 Whispering Oaks Drive North, Jacksonville, Fla., operating a personal care home without a license, eight counts of exploitation, abuse and neglect of a disabled adult and simple battery.

• Donald Randall, an Uplift volunteer, 56, 7752 Ga. Highway 133, Morven, five counts of exploitation, abuse and neglect of a disabled adult and aggravated assault.

• Robert Klock, an Uplift volunteer, 28, 7478 Chase Way, Hahira, exploitation, abuse and neglect of a disabled adult, aggravated assault and battery.

• Wilbert Davis, an Uplift employee, 56, 7752 Ga. Highway 133, Morven, three counts of exploitation, abuse and neglect of a disabled adult and simple battery.

• Paul Graham, an Uplift resident, 53, 7752 Ga. Highway 133, Morven, exploitation, abuse or neglect of a disabled adult and aggravated battery.