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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea By Medication Technician Who Stole Approximately 650 Prescription Narcotics From Elderly Nursing Facility Residents For Personal Use

ROCHESTER - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the guilty plea of Deborah Cleveland, 42, of Rochester, for stealing approximately 650 prescription narcotics from a total of eight elderly patients at the Heather Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility in the Town of Pittsford. Cleveland was previously employed as a medication technician at the facility, where she stole prescription narcotics for personal consumption and attempted to conceal the theft by substituting pills with a similar appearance. Cleveland pled guilty to the misdemeanor crime of Attempted Scheme to Defraud in the 1st Degree before The Honorable John Bernacki in Pittsford Town Court.


Action Details

  • Date:August 22, 2014
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies