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Nursing Home Worker Accused of Drug Thefts

A nursing home employee has been arrested for stealing pain medication from elderly patients. The employee stole medication from at least two patients who were 92 and 97. Although there are only two known victims, there may be more. The nursing home employee was arrested on suspicion of two counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment and two counts of first-degree theft. This case further highlights the need for nursing homes to do mandatory background checks on all employees. To read the full story, click here.