Former nursing home aide pleads guilty to abusing residents
Published 04/15/2009, West Central Tribune
A former nursing home aide has pleaded guilty to three counts of disorderly conducted directed against vulnerable adults. During a court appearance Monday in Montevideo, Minn., Maria Josephine Bjerke, 25, pleaded guilty to three of the six original abuse counts against her. The charges are all gross misdemeanors.Word count: 281
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