Nurse charged for stealing narcotics from Georgia hospital

A registered nurse at Savannah, Ga.-based Memorial Health was arrested after authorities found various controlled substances from the hospital in her possession, according to WTOC.

The Chatham-Savannah Narcotics Team arrested Lindsey Burke, RN, Dec. 4 after discovering she unlawfully removed various controlled substances from the hospital. Authorities were first made aware of the situation after narcotics and medical items were reported missing from the hospital.

Authorities later recovered all the missing narcotics and medical items from Ms. Burke. Investigators found Ms. Burke likely acted alone. She faces multiple felony drug and theft charges, according to WTOC.

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