Scott County nurse accused of taking drugs from patient | Crime
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A Scott County nurse has been arrested after being accused of taking drugs from a patient.
Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday 27-year-old Jacob David Lee turned himself into investigators. He is charged with obtaining a controlled substance by means of fraud.
Lee is formerly a registered nurse at S.E. Lackey Critical Access Hospital in Forest.
He is accused of taking the drug Pethidine, also known as demerol, which is a Schedule II controlled substance, by changing the physician's order for a patient and then converting it to his own use.
Lee was booked in the Scott county jail and has been released on $5,000 bond. He faces up to five years in prison.
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