Elder abuse is a growing epidemic, one that the criminal justice community fears will only get worse as the Baby Boom generation starts to age. Illinois Department on Aging statistics reveal a 31 percent jump in reported cases of elder abuse statewide between 1997 and 2003. Elder abuse victims, most of whom are women, suffer physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, financial exploitation, and neglect, often at the hands of people they trust: their children, primary caregivers, and those they depend on for survival. These victims are fragile, ill, and sometimes incapacitated.
My mother will cooperate, you just need to get her out of the Toerpe house and with the people she loves and trusts, me, Aunt Yo, Kathie Bakken, Debbie Holda, even cousin Joe. Attached please find the letter to the Judge from NASGA a bona fide national organization in the business of protecting elders and people with disabilities from abuse and financial exploitation. They received the verified court documents and did an independent investigation. I only ask that you do the same, before it's too late.
"Cop accused of passing as elderly father in attempt to steal pension money" is the recent headlines across Chicago-land. Unfortunately, the investigation wasn't completed until the father mysteriously died of alleged complications of dementia (over medicating?). Carolyn Toerpe has already lied to the Court about mother's health insurance coverage, stating that all she has is medicare, when in fact, she has incredible coverage through the Chicago Police Department, Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Carolyn Toerpe told the court that mother (and father, retired Sargent Charles Sykes, CPD) lived in poverty, that my father had no savings, and either did mother. That too is incorrect! My father saved at minimum $2000 a month for for about 20 years! He and his nephew Al Bibby (the Bibby Estate) invested in silver and gold (coins and bars) and dad's home was paid off in 1975!. He not only had an pension, but additional income from a tenant. Both my sister and I were out of college and on our own. My parents didn't gamble, drink, and/or purchase flashy new cars or even own flashy cars. Mother earns a good living too, as a dress maker, tailor, and seamstress: she also made and sold crafts, quilts, et cetera! Mother worked until the day she was kidnapped on June 30, 2009, by Toerpe.
I've asked for a wellness check, and I would like to be present, and now I just need a wellness check. The Two Guardians Ad Litem need to isolate Mother because if mother is allowed to leave or be away from Toerpe, Mother will ask for an attorney, again, or refuse to return home. I'll give you Debbie Holda's phone number and call her: she supervised 6 visits between mother and me: mother played winning hands of canasta, bowled, miniture golfing, socialized at church, took long walks... this is not a person with Alzheimer as they tell you. Mother's primary doctor refused to sign the medical reports.
Please, I'm begging you to investigate this before my Mother is murdered. At least do a wellness check tonight or tomorrow and take mother out of the house, away from the Toerpe's influence, and she will talk to you. Ask her if she wants to return to her home. She may say, "Lexington Street" because that is where they tell her she owned a home which was sold a long time ago. Tell her Norwood Park, and she will say, 6014 n. Avondale. Tell her I'm living in her home, and she will be very excited. She will probably ask if she can spend a few days with me. She may tell you that I'm working all the time and ***. I work out of the house. They've just had be evicted from Mother's home as they've sold it in order to get rid of me.
I don't know what else you need. Mr. Kenneth Ditkowsky, Kathie Bakken, Scott Evans, Yolanda Bakken, all of these people are not crazy, or abusers, we're just trying to save my Mother's life. My sister is seriously sick, she's a proverbial lie, an opportunist, et al. She told the court that she's a psychologist and signed legal documents with PhD after her name. What will it take for one of you to do the right thing?
I will bring in all of the court transcripts for your review. I will show you digital recordings, and recent audio recordings of phone conversations. You can see and hear for yourself the abuse. The gasligthing The sadness of all of this. My daddy is turning in his grave.
There is no order of protection against me, but a petition for an order of protection against Teorpe. Please read the attached. For my Dad, a former Chicago Police Officer, investigate. Do you think that I would testify at the House (Rayburn Building) and open myself to the Illinois Department of Justice, the political elite, or an organization like NASGA if I were the perpetrator? If I am wrong, then your friends, Cynthia Farenga, Adam Stern, Peter Schmiedel and The Toerpes win. If I am right, you'll be saving a person's life. Thank you.
Gloria Jean Sykes
773.251-8387 (Bon Ami Foundation)
773.631.7701 (fax and office line)