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Moorcroft man sentenced for abuse of a vulnerable adult

 

April 1, 2021



Moorcroft resident Harold Stortz has been sentenced on two counts of abuse of a vulnerable adult after allegedly leaving an elderly person on the floor after a fall for approximately six hours.

On September 4, 2020, an officer from Moorcroft Police Department was dispatched around 7 a.m. to a report of an elderly person who had fallen. He arrived to find the person, who he knew from previous contacts, “laying on the living room floor with only a thin long sleeve shirt on”.

Stortz was allegedly sitting in the kitchen looking at the elderly person and said the fall was recent. The elderly...



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