Ronald Booth caught neglecting bedridden wife after she’s found in “poor physical health”

Ronald Booth caught neglecting bedridden wife after she’s found in “poor physical health”

76-year-old Ronald Booth was neglecting his wife, Barbara Booth, at their York Road residence on May 30th. When officers arrived, Barbara was unable to speak, was bedridden, and was unable to focus on anything. Officers transported Barbara to Tennova for medical treatment. Once they were at Tennova, it was revealed that Barbara was in “poor physical health.” Barbara was dehydrated and hadn’t received any medication that was essential to her well-being. After medical assistance, Barbara became more lucid and was able to hold a conversation with law enforcement. Barbara stated that Ronald got upset with her and threw food at her. She also claimed that Ronald hit her around three days prior. Barbara was able to present evidence of the assault to medical staff. Ronald was taken into custody and charged with abuse of an elderly adult on June 1st.

Later, on June 10th, deputies received a report of a suspicious white Toyota pickup truck on York Road. When they made contact with the driver, it was Ronald Booth, whose Condition of Release was still active. His Condition of Release stated that he was to stay away from Barbara Booth and any location she might be. Ronald Booth was taken into custody and charged with contempt and Elderly Abuse.

RONALD LYNN BOOTH (MCSO)
RONALD LYNN BOOTH (MCSO)

Ronald Lynn Booth of York Road in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on June 10th, charged with contempt and abuse of elderly. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $10,000.

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