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Retirement Home Employee Charged with Medication Theft

Carrollton, GA (June 22, 2022) – On June 20, 2022, officers responded to The Stewart House, on South Street, in reference to theft of medication by an employee.

Investigation revealed that part of the employee’s job was to distribute prescribed medications to the residents. While doing so, she took possession of over 100 pills, including Hydrocodone and Oxycodone, for her own use during the month of June.

Jessica Leanne Smith, 30, of Heflin, Alabama, was arrested and charged with Unauthorized Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Theft by Taking. She was transported to the Carroll County Jail.

Carrollton Police Department encourages citizens to report any suspicious drug activity via Facebook IM (facebook.com/carrolltonpd) or by calling 770-834-4451.

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