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Woman arrested after stealing medication

Posted at 2:28 PM, Mar 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-12 18:52:29-05

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. - A woman was arrested Saturday after police say she allegedly stole medication from St. John's Hospital.

Police say 30-year-old Lauren Nelson was in the emergency room at St. John's Hospital with her husband. Nelson asked for some alone time with her husband.

A nurse told police that when she went back into the room, she saw Nelson putting items into a patients belonging bag.

The nurse also told police the "crash carts" were broken into. Police say medication was stolen from the crash carts.

When confronted, police say nelson confessed to the crimes.

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