Halifax County paramedic arrested, charged for allegedly stealing patient's medication

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Thursday, June 1, 2023
Halifax County paramedic arrested, charged for allegedly stealing patient's medication
A paramedic in Halifax County was arrested and charged Wednesday for allegedly stealing an elderly patient's medication.

HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A paramedic in Halifax County was arrested and charged Wednesday for allegedly stealing an elderly patient's medication.

According to police, Dudley Gregg Lynch, 55, of Hollister was working as a community paramedic through the Rural Health Group for Halifax County when he allegedly took Hydrocodone from an elderly patient's home in Littleton, North Carolina.

Lynch is charged with obtaining a controlled substance by fraud/ forgery or deception. He is under a $1,500 bond.