Sheriff: NY Paramedic Charged with Falsifying Time Sheets

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Observer-Dispatch, Utica, N.Y.

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A supervising paramedic for Madison Ambulance has been charged with falsifying time sheets and stealing money from the Madison-based emergency medical service, officials said.

After a year-long-investigation, 45-year-old Brian Rhodes is alleged to have submitted time sheets with hours he never worked but was compensated for as paramedic supervisor for the ambulance, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Rhodes was charged with first-degree falsifying business records, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, third-degree grand larceny and defrauding the government, all felonies; as well as official misconduct, a misdemeanor, deputies reported.

Rhodes was arrested and arraigned in Madison Town Court. He will return to court April 5, deputies said.

This article originally appeared on Observer-Dispatch: Sheriff: Madison paramedic charged with falsifying time sheets

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