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Nurse pleads not guilty in stolen medications case

July 9, 2018

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A nurse has been accused of stealing medications from patients at a nursing home in Dubuque.

Dubuque County Court records say 37-year-old Jenny Tjaden has pleaded not guilty to unlawfully obtaining prescription drugs and to records tampering. Her attorney didn’t immediately return a call Monday from The Associated Press.

Her trial is scheduled to begin Aug. 13.

Court records say Tjaden was working as a nurse at Stonehill Franciscan Services in October when she stole prescription drugs from three patients.

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