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Morphine Stolen Out Of Vial Inside Brevard County Ambulance

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Investigators in Brevard County are trying to find a paramedic accused of stealing morphine out of a vial. Someone replaced the morphine with an unknown substance and now people are being drug tested to find out who did it.

It’s down to about 16 Brevard County Fire-Rescue personnel who would have had access to the drugs inside their ambulance. Last month, a senior medic working the ambulance at Brevard County’s station 60 noticed the cap to a vial of morphine appeared to be “sticking up” and notified the chain of command.

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