9 people indicted in Gwinnett unlicensed care home case

(AJC.com)

Nine people accused of running unlicensed personal care homes for adults in Gwinnett County have been indicted by a grand jury.

Eight have been arrested and remained in Gwinnett County Jail Friday without bond. Among other things, they are accused of not making sure residents took their medicines and preventing some from having access to food.

They were swept up after a Dec. 2 raid of a dozen homes in the Snellville and Loganville area which followed a months-long investigation dubbed “Operation Mercury” into unlicensed homes. The operation began with the investigation into a single home in May. Following the investigation, 12 homes were shut down and residents were removed from the residences...Continue Reading