Man steals drugs from ambulance during transport

A man riding with a patient during transport to a hospital was charged with theft after vials of morphine and ketamine were found to be missing


By EMS1 Staff

DUBUQUE, Iowa — A man was charged with stealing drugs from an ambulance while riding with a patient.

WQAD 8 reported that London Gavin was charged with theft after an EMS provider told police vials of morphine and ketamine were missing.

Surveillance video shows Gavin taking the vials while providers were tending to the patient and speaking to hospital workers.

Police asked Gavin to empty his pockets, producing the missing vials.

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