Police Discover Thousands of Painkillers Missing From Nursing Home

Police have launched an investigation into a nursing home after thousands of pain pills turned up missing from the facility. The Police Chief said between two and three thousand Lortab (a narcotic pain reliever) pills were discovered missing from the nursing home during a state audit.

According to police, several employees are suspected of stealing and distributing the drug. A man was arrested in during a sting set up by law enforcement, attempting to possess Lortab with the intent to distribute. Police feel that he was a purchaser of the nursing home's missing Lortab. No arrests will be made until completion of a thorough investigation. For more, read the story.

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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