Nursing Home Worker Steals Patients' Drugs, Charged With Four Felony Counts

A nursing home worker was charged with stealing drugs from a ten of his patients.  The theft included stealing Tylenol 3, hydrocodone, and pain patches. The worker said he peeled the pain patches from the patients’ backs and left them on his tongue for an hour at a time. The remaining drugs were stolen from medication carts.

Surveillance video caught the worker in the act. He was charged with four felony counts of theft and possession of controlled substances.  For more, read the story.

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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.


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