Nurse Is Accused Of Stealing Oxycodone From Assisted Living Facility
Lisa Rachek has been charged with a felony count of theft of drugs
A nurse is accused of stealing drugs from Heartland of Mentor, an assisted living and rehabilitation center where she worked.
Lisa Rachek, 52, is suspected of taking 15 oxycodone pills from Heartland on Oct. 1, 2012.
Authorities confronted Rachek after the drugs went missing, said Investigator Alex Friel of the Lake County Narcotics Agency's Pharmaceutical Diversion Division.
She was charged with one felony count of theft of drugs and arraigned Thursday in Mentor Municipal Court.
Rachek has no previous drug-related convictions or even charges, Friel said.
She was released on a personal bond. Her next court hearing is scheduled for Jan. 31.