Son Accused of Abusing Elderly Parents in El Dorado County

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LATROBE — A son is accused of abusing his elderly parents, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

Charles Bigby was arrested on Sunday in Latrobe after deputies said he abused his elderly mother and father who are housebound due to medical conditions.

When the couple tried to call 911 on Saturday, Bigby disabled their phone, deputies said.

When other family members visited Sunday, the couple was able to call for help.

When deputies arrived, Bigby ran from the house into some fields.

He was spotted on Latrobe Road and surrendered to a K-9 unit.

He was booked on numerous charges.