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.
The witness told deputies that Charles has “severe autism and mental impairments.”
Jail records showed that Cabiness is being held on $3,280 bond.