Kenyan Man in Arizona Arrested for Being Drunk while Caring for Patients
A Kenyan man is in custody in Mesa, Arizona after police say he was drunk at work as he cared for the elderly at a senior care facility.
Court documents say George Mathenge, 30, was the only care provider working the night shift on Christmas. Patients and some family members noticed that Mathenge got drunk and passed out while working, and called police.
Police say they noticed that he smelled of alcohol and has slurred speech. He also admitted to drinking Vodka. The manager of the facility also said that Mathenge missed giving medications to some patients that night.
Mathenge was arrested that night, and is in custody facing vulnerable adult abuse charges.