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FDNY EMT accused of stealing patient’s debit card to buy food, champagne

If he is found guilty, Robert Marshall could be sentenced to up to 7 years in prison

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By Leila Merrill
FireRescue1/EMS1 Staff

NEW YORK — FDNY EMT Robert Marshall, 29, was indicted by a grand jury and arraigned in Supreme Court, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced this week.

Marshall is accused of stealing a debit card from the purse of a senior citizen he was treating on Aug. 8 and using it to buy food and two bottles of Moet champagne.

The patient noticed her card was missing several days after after being transported to a hospital.

Marshall was arraigned before Queens Supreme Court Justice Toni Cimino on a 12-count indictment.

Cimino set the defendant’s return date for Dec. 16. Marshall faces up to 7 years in prison.