LUCAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman is in custody after authorities say she pretended to be a registered nurse at an assisted living facility in Collin County and assaulted at least one elderly woman.
The Collin County Sheriff’s Office said it was first notified about a possible assault at the facility in Lucas on June 24.
During the investigation, authorities found that Glenda Basanes, a former caregiver at the facility, falsely represented herself as a registered nurse.
Authorities said Basanes had assaulted at least one elderly woman at the facility and another unrelated woman.
Basanes was also found with $50,000 in counterfeit money and a controlled substance when she was arrested.
She remains in Collin County Jail with a bond set at $62,500.