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Florida Paramedic Resigns After Allegedly Trying to Steal Fentanyl

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WFTV9) – Orange County Fire Rescue said a paramedic has resigned after he attempted to steal fentanyl that was intended for a patient.

An investigation into the behavior of Alexander Eljabbour began when a firefighter lieutenant found a small vial of the pain medication unsecured in a fire rescue vehicle, officials said.

Investigators believe Eljabbour hid it there after he lied about giving it to a patient. MORE