Massachusetts Paramedic Resigns after Drug Theft Allegations

He's accused of stealing morphine from a prefilled syringe & replacing the narcotic with saline solution


 
 

Steve Myrick, The Martha's Vineyard Times | | Monday, September 10, 2012


OAK BLUFFS, Mass. -- An Oak Bluffs paramedic is accused of stealing morphine from a pre-filled syringe available on board an ambulance to treat patients, and replacing the narcotic with saline solution to cover up his theft, police said.

Edgartown police issued a summons to Tony White, 45, of Oak Bluffs to appear in court on a charge of larceny of a drug from an authorized dispenser. Mr. White, a staff paramedic for the Oak Bluffs emergency medical service, was filling a shift for the Edgartown emergency medical service at the time of the drug theft.

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