Police: Man sexually assaulted person in vegetative state

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Authorities say a 59-year-old Garden City man sexually assaulted a nursing home resident who was in a vegetative state.

Gregory Allen Brown was charged Friday with fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to the City of Wayne Police Department. 

Gregory Allen Brown, 59.

The police department received calls on Feb. 21 to dispatch to a local nursing home on a report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers determined that one of the residents was sexually assaulted, police said.

Police arrested Brown on Friday and then he was arraigned by Judge Laura Mack at the 29th District Court in Wayne.

He faces up to two years in prison and a fine of $500.

Brown was given a $5,000 personal bond.

His probable cause hearing was set for 9 a.m. March 20 and preliminary examination at 9 a.m. on March 27.