Elder Abuse: Three Rivers Woman Accused

A Three Rivers woman is behind bars facing elder abuse charges.

Judy Dovel was arrested Sunday, accused of abusing an 88-year-old woman.

According to the Tulare County Sheriff's Office, the victim was suffering from dislocated fingers and swelling to the brain. She is now recovering at a hospital.

Dovel was booked into the Tulare County Bob Wiley Detention Facility.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Tulare County Detective Bureau at (559) 733-6218.