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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Medication Technician For Allegedly Stealing Prescription Narcotics From Elderly Nursing Home Residents For Personal Use

ROCHESTER - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Deborah Cleveland, 42, a medication technician formerly employed by Heather Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility in the Town of Pittsford. Cleveland is facing 17 charges for allegedly stealing a total of 650 narcotic pills for personal use from eight patients ranging in age from 66 to 98 years old. Cleveland allegedly substituted non-narcotic medications, including allergy, diuretic, bi-polar, and blood pressure medications that were not prescribed for the patients in question.


Action Details

  • Date:July 25, 2014
  • Agency:New York State Office of the Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies