Guilty Plea Sends Former Adult Care Facility Owner to Prison

The former owner and operator of local assisted living homes is heading to prison after pleading guilty Monday to ten felonies.

Rose Rodriguez was first arrested in June of last year on perjury, tampering with evidence and theft charges, and more charges were tacked on in June and August of this year.

The former owner of the Rose Home will serve four years in prison for her crimes, along with ten years of probation. She'll also have to repay a little more than $76,000 to people she stole from.

The 47-year-old lied under oath when asked whether she had been operating multiple unlicensed adult care homes, and was accused of providing poor care to residents.

The charges and sentences break down as follows:

- four counts of aggravated perjury: four years in prison
- one count of tampering with evidence: four years in prison
- three counts of theft of property $1,500-$20,000: nine months in state jail
- two counts of theft by deception $20,000-$100,000: four years in prison, but changed to ten years probation (prison sentence would go into effect if terms of probation aren't met)

The sentences were ordered to be served concurrently.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 173188511 - kbtx.com/a?a=173188511