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Batesville, Miss. nurse charged with prescription theft

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BATESVILLE, MS -

(WMC-TV) - 51-year old Tina Paige is facing 15 years behind bars, if convicted for stealing prescription medication intended for three patients at Golden Living Center in Batesville, Mississippi.

Paige was a nurse at the facility.

Panola County officials says Paige signed out the drugs without dispensing them to the patients they were meant for.

A grand jury indicted Paige on three counts of obtaining schedule two controlled substances by misrepresentation or fraud. She's out of jail right now on a $5,000 bond.

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