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News Release - 2-13-24

The following subject was arrested on February 13, 2024, in connection with an ongoing

Bedford Police Department investigation.

Gary D. Onks, 72 years of age, of Bedford, VA, was arrested on two felony charges for

18.2-369 Abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.

As defined in the Code of Virginia (18.2-369.C)

Vulnerable adult; means any person 18 years of age or older who is impaired by reason of

mental illness, intellectual or developmental disability, physical illness or disability, or other

causes, including age, to the extent the adult lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make,

communicate, or carry out reasonable decisions concerning his well-being or has one or more

limitations that substantially impair the adult's ability to independently provide for his daily

needs or safeguard his person, property, or legal interests.

Any persons with information pertaining to this case or similar cases are asked to contact the

Bedford Police Department (540) 587-6011.

There is no further information to release at this time.

BPD Press Release - Onks
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