Paramedic accused of stealing COVID-19 vaccine
Polk County, Florida's 2020 Paramedic of the Year was arrested Tuesday after allegedly helping a supervisor steal coronavirus vaccine meant for first responders.
they knew better and they violated the rules. Sheriff Grady Judd delivering another example of a fact. We all know when there's something of value. There will be people willing to cheat to get it, even if they're public servants. You abused your authority. We take this sacred trust very serious. This week, Polk County deputies arrested 31 year old Joshua Cologne, a Polk County fire rescue training officer in 2020 Paramedic of the year. The sheriff tells eight on your side. He was assigned to administer vaccines to first responders in Davenport, but there were discrepancies in his paperwork. Sheriff Judd said Cologne admitted to deputies his captain, Anthony Damiano, had him set aside vaccines for Domino's mother. And now there's three doses for which he has no paperwork, and that's why he made up the stories and the false documents that he did. Cologne resigned from Polk County Fire Rescue on Monday. He faces no fewer than 16 charges, including forgery and falsifying medical records