Nurse arrested for alleged theft from patients

Nurse arrested for alleged theft from patients

Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 9:10 pm
By: AP

KINGSPORT (AP) — Authorities say a licensed practical nurse has been indicted following an investigation into  alleged theft and abuse of patients at a Kingsport nursing home.
The Kingsport Times News reports 26-year-old Andrew Griffith was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury last week following a four-month investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Griffith allegedly stole medication from residents.
He also faces one count of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a dependent adult, two counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud deceit or theft and two counts of theft of property under $500.
Griffith was released on $50,000 bond.

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Information from: Kingsport Times-News, http://www.timesnews.net
Published in The Messenger 9.8.10

 

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