93-year-old woman evicted and jailed two days before her birthday

The Florida woman is still in jail on a $500 bond for not paying the rent at her assisted living facility.

According to AJC.com, a 93-year-old woman from Eustis, Florida was arrested last Wednesday night for refusing to leave…

Police justified the arrest, explaining in a report that the elderly woman had been “made well aware the day prior of her being evicted.” Officers had confronted Fitzgerald in the lobby of the senior living facility and asked her repeatedly to get her belongings and leave. The police report says that “she refused officers’ commands and stated, ‘unless you carry me out of here, I’m not going anywhere.”

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