Paramedic charged with stealing meds from patient

Dudley Lynch
Dudley Lynch(Halifax County, S.O.)
Published: May. 31, 2023 at 10:05 PM EDT
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HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Halifax County paramedic has been charged after deputies say he stole medication from a patient.

According to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Dudley Lynch of Hollister took Hydrocodone from an elderly patient’s Littleton home.

Although Lynch was working in the capacity of a Community Paramedic through the Rural Health Group, deputies say he is still considered to be a Halifax County employee.

Lynch was arrested and charged with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, forgery, or deception, which is a felony.