Drug Theft

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Charges: Man Stole Hundreds Of Pain Pills From Patients

A man is accused stealing hundreds of pain pills from various patients at a Minneapolis facility and selling them for financial profit, according to charges filed Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health.


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Charges: Worker Stole Pain Patches From Patients

A hospital worker at a Grand Marais nursing home is accused of taking drugs from patients and from garbage cans at the facility, according to charges filed Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health.


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Nurse Pleads Guilty In Drug Theft Case

Della Rae Thalin pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. She was charged Aug. 22.


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Minn. Hospitals Team Up Against Drug Theft

Top health officials in Minnesota are taking new steps to address a longstanding problem: the theft of drugs in hospitals and nursing homes.


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Charges: Care Provider Stole Drugs From Patients

A 54-year-old woman who previously worked at an assisted living facility in Burnsville pleaded guilty to taking narcotics from patients on Tuesday in St. Paul Federal Court.


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Minn. Nurse Accused In Drug Theft Called ‘Scapegoat’

An attorney for a Minnesota nurse accused of stealing painkillers from a patient before surgery says his client is being made a “scapegoat” by the hospital.