Nurse Accused Of Stealing Patient Medication | WGLT

Nurse Accused Of Stealing Patient Medication

Mar 1, 2018

Bloomington Police have arrested a 31-year-old nurse for allegedly ripping painkiller patches off the arms of nursing home patients and stealing them.

James Rellihan faces numerous counts of stealing medication from patients.
Credit Bloomington Police Department

The patches contained timed release doses of the drug fentanyl, an opioid often mixed with heroin and sold on the street.

James Rellihan of Bloomington is being held on $50,000 bond.

Police said they arrested Rellihan on multiple counts of burglary and theft.

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