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Criminal charges filed in Springfield nursing home drug theft

Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 7:44 AM
By: Breaking News Staff

One of two patients accused of stealing unsecured narcotics from a Springfield nursing home has been arrested.

Christopher R. Rosales, 29, of Springfield, pleaded not guilty to two counts of theft in Clark County Municipal Court on Sunday, Feb. 18. Bond was set at $10,000.

FIRST REPORT: Springfield nursing home investigation: Patient ODs on unlocked pills

About 5 a.m. Dec. 10, nurses at Eaglewood Care Center, 2000 Villa Road, told police they were unable to locate about 23 Oxycodone pills, the report says.

The Springfield News-Sun reported last week that the Ohio Department of Health filed a statement of deficiencies for Eaglewood in connection with the drug theft and overdose.

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