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Ex-EMS Supervisor in Cumberland County Charged with Fentanyl Theft, Forgery
A former Cumberland County emergency medical services supervisor has been arrested on charges of stealing narcotics and forging records to cover up his theft.
Randy Davidson, 47, was arrested Wednesday after a Cumberland County grand jury returned indictments charging him with two counts of theft under $1,000, one count of official misconduct and one count of forgery on Monday.
He was arrested by Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents and booked into the Cumberland County Jail on $40,000 bond.
Indianapolis paramedic charged with stealing, using drugs from ambulance
February 14, 2018, by Zach Myers, Updated at 07:51PM, February 14, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A paramedic was charged with stealing the painkiller fentanyl from an ambulance and using the drug for herself.
Former Paramedic Found Guilty of Swapping Fentanyl with Saline
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – A former paramedic supervisor in Illinois was convicted of fraud and falsifying narcotics logs after he broke tamper-proof packaging and replaced fentanyl with water and saline.
According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for Southern Illinois, 40-year old Jason Laut of O’Fallon, Illinois was found guilty of 38 counts by a jury. Counts included wire fraud, making false statements on narcotics logs, tampering with consumer product fentanyl and identity theft.
Warfordsburg, PA Paramedic Charged with CDS Theft
On 05/02/2017 27 year old Christopher Lee Sullivan, of Warfordsburg, PA, surrendered himself and was charged by members of the Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation Unit (C3I) in connection with the theft of controlled dangerous substances. The charges stem from a joint investigation by Allegany County Emergency Medical Services and the C3I Unit into allegations that Sullivan, who was a full time paid paramedic, assigned to Cresaptown, was possibly involved in the theft of narcotic drugs from the Allegany County EMS system.
Subpoenas in Stolen Fentanyl Investigation See Narcotics Logs
Subpoenas issued in Randolph County in connection with an ongoing investigation into the theft of the painkiller fentanyl from ambulances in the metro-east sought narcotics logs, patient care reports, drug test results and personnel information from a Belleville hospital and an area ambulance service.
Memorial Hospital officials said they complied with two subpoenas issued in July and August. The owner of Sparta-based MedStar Ambulance also said her company has complied with an order the court made in August.
Nursing Home Employee Stole Narcotics, Witnesses Tell Police
Brownwood police are investigating thefts of narcotics at a nursing home in which a former employee is alleged to have stolen the narcotics for personal use.
Police were dispatched Friday to the nursing home in the 1500 block of Indian Creek, a police report states. After officers spoke with several staff members, a report was generated for multiple counts of theft
ranging from Class B misdemeanor to state jail felony, along with obtaining a drug through a forged prescription.
The reporting employees detailed how a former employee stole
Nurse Accused of Stealing 9,000 Pain Pills from Nursing Home Residents
A Council Bluffs woman — who formerly worked at Bethany Lutheran Home — is accused of stealing more than 9,000 painkillers from those in her care by filling out prescriptions in their names, according to Council Bluffs police.
Laurine Wilhite, 50, faces two counts of dependent adult abuse, possession of a controlled substance, tampering with records and second-degree theft. She was arrested July 11 and posted 10 percent of a $30,000 bond and was released from the Pottawattamie County Jail Wednesday.
Waco Nurse Busted for Stealing Drugs From Nursing Home
WACO - Waco Police arrested a nurse Tuesday for stealing narcotics from a local nursing home.
The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began Feb. 20, when police responded to a reported narcotics theft at the Greenview Manor Nursing Home on Owen Lane in Waco. Nursing home staff told investigators an employee was intercepting prescription deliveries and stealing hydrocodone tablets, Waco Police said.
Nurse Steals Narcotics from Gulf Cost Hospital
Panama City, Florida