MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri paramedic is accused of burglarizing a patient’s home and stealing medication from another home.
Randolph County prosecutors have charged 44-year-old Richelle Grapes, of Moberly, with two counts of burglary, assault, stealing and possession of a controlled substance.
The Moberly Monitor-Index reports investigators said Grapes was arrested Dec. 22 after she was discovered inside the home of a patient she had taken to the hospital. Grapes works for the Randolph County Ambulance District.
Investigators say the elderly woman was hospitalized and her daughter found Grapes inside the home.
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Randolph County Prosecutor Mike Fusselman said Grapes also was found in possession of opiate-based medication taken Dec. 21 from a rural county home.
Grapes was suspended from the ambulance service. Online court records don’t indicate that she has an attorney.
Information from: Monitor-Index, http://www.moberlymonitor.com/