March sentencing set for nurse accused of stealing medicine
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A March sentencing has been scheduled for a nurse accused of stealing medications from patients at a nursing home in Dubuque.
Dubuque County District Court records say 38-year-old Jenny Tjaden, of Bellevue, pleaded guilty to tampering with records and to unlawfully obtaining prescription drugs. The Telegraph Herald also reports that she pleaded guilty in a separate case to driving while intoxicated.
Her sentencing is set for March 7.
Court records say Tjaden was working as a nurse at Stonehill Franciscan Services in October when she stole prescription drugs from three patients.
Information from: Telegraph Herald, http://www.thonline.com