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A Lincolnton, NC woman was fired this past week from her job as a nurse for allegedly taking prescription medication from the hospital.  Now, authorities with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident.

According to the Lincoln County, NC Sheriff, the Sheriff’s Office received a call on February 4th regarding a disobedient employee.  The Sheriff did not release the name of the nurse but said she had been fired because it was believed she was stealing a certain prescription medication.  The woman is apparently from Gaston County, NC, but the Sheriff said she has not been charged with any crimes yet, but charges would be pending the results of his investigation.

Also, Carolina HealthCare System is investigating the allegations and incident to determine more information.  The Hospital in Lincoln said that it is fully cooperating with any investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and would assist them in any matter brought before them.

If you or someone you know is facing prosecution for possession of a controlled substance, contact the law offices of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower to consult with one of our criminal lawyers.  Our criminal attorneys handle many types of criminal cases in North and South Carolina and want to help you with your criminal drug charges.  We are licensed in both North and South Carolina, where you can contact us at 704-499-9000 or 877-374-5999 toll-free.