Clark County nurse accused of stealing drugs

Trudy Jernigan (Photo/Clark Co. Sheriff)

MOOREFIELD TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – A Clark County nurse is facing theft charges after being accused of stealing a patient’s medicine.

Trudy Jernigan, 50, of Springfield, is accused of stealing at least seven doses of Oxycodone from the Foest Glenn Nursing home and a female resident.

The Clark County Sheriff’s office began an investogation last August when they recieved a report from the nursing home that a resident did not recieve her medication.

Jernigan is charged with two counts of felony theft and has been ordered to appear in Clark county Municipal Court on Nov. 10. 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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