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Wilson Paramedic Charged With Stealing Drugs

Posted December 1, 2006

— A paramedic has been charged with stealing drugs from Wilson County Emergency Medical Services, authorities said.

Theresa B. Morris, 41, of La Grange, is charged with larceny by employee in connection with the theft of an undisclosed amount of fentanyl citrate, a narcotic similar to morphine, from the EMS, authorities said.

Wilson County EMS began an internal investigation into missing narcotics in September, authorities said.

Morris had been employed as a paramedic in Wilson County since August. She was fired Thursday.
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  • bartlettmom Dec 15, 2006

    Sometimes people do things not realizing who they are hurting around them. I just hope that her family will forgive her and continue to go on with there lives. Also I hope the companies that the medic works for does not suffer in the long run from the mistake made.