Paramedic charged with stealing meds from patient
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.
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