A 58-year-old Macon woman was charged with cruelty to a disabled adult Tuesday following an incident in the 4800 block of Wesleyan Woods Drive, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office report.
Ameenah Cabiness is accused of beating 26-year-old David Charles with a belt.
Cabiness admitted to deputies that she did hit Charles with the belt as a form of punishment after he misbehaved, according to the incident report.
A witness reported the episode after Charles pointed to Cabiness as the person who struck him, according to the report.
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The witness told deputies that Charles has “severe autism and mental impairments.”
Jail records showed that Cabiness is being held on $3,280 bond.