Man arrested for MVH theft

Miami Valley Hospital (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man was taken into custody after officers said he stole from Miami Valley Hospital.

Mark Schmidt, 37 was arrested Friday afternoon on theft charges.

According to police, Schmidt was a patient at Miami Valley Hospital. Officers said when he was released Friday, he stole towels, hospital gowns, and boxes of rubber gloves.

Security guards caught up with Schmidt before he left the hospital grounds and detained him until police arrived.

Officers said Schmidt told them he made a mistake, and “Even good people who have jobs steal.”

Schmidt was taken to Montgomery County Jail and booked on one count of theft. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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