PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – A former nurse pleaded guilty after she was caught stealing fentanyl. Jessica Sharman worked at Parker Adventist Hospital.

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She appeared before a judge on Tuesday out on bond.

Prosecutors say she stole the painkiller and sometimes replaced it with saline. An audit uncovered the crime in 2018.

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Investigators say Sharman tested positive for the use of fentanyl. She was fired the day after employees interviewed her following the audit.

She will be sentenced in September.


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