Medication theft is a major problem in the nursing home industry. WJHG reported another nurse stealing medications from residents. The missing meds were opiate-based pain medications. Jessie L. Klintworth faces charges related to stealing prescription medications from her job at Florida nursing home. The facility noticed discrepancies in their prescription medication inventory on June 6th.
The facility’s management identified an employee as the possible culprit for the discrepancies. During an interview, sheriff’s officials say Klintworth admitted to the theft of the pills. Klintworth faces charges of Grand Theft of a Controlled Substance.