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Ventura County Paramedic Supervisor Accused of Misconduct

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. — The state Emergency Medical Services Authority has suspended a Ventura County paramedic supervisor who admitted forging documents and stealing drugs from his ambulance company for a year in what may be the largest case of its kind in California history.

State and Ventura County emergency medical officials are investigating whether patients were unknowingly injected with a salt water solution instead of the stolen painkillers morphine and Versed.

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