The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested five women, including three Elizabethton residents, for alleged mistreatment of adults at Appalachian Christian Village in Johnson City. Investigators learned three of the women had squirted two residents with water, including tap water, ice water and toilet water, and recorded the incidents with cell phones.
TBI Spokesperson Kristin Helm reported on Tuesday afternoon that the Washington County grand jury handed down indictments against the five individuals on July 9 after a presentment of the case.
The grand jury indicted Rebecca Blevins, 39; Jessica Ketterman, 22; and Jennifer Ketterman, 20, all of Elizabethton. They were indicted on two counts of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a dependant adult. All three were arrested on Monday.
Amanda Adolphi, 33, of Gray, and Bonita Scott, 51, of Chuckey, were indicted on one count of failing to report abuse, neglect or exploitation of a dependant adult. Adolphi was arrested on Monday and Scott was arrested on Tuesday