LPN Pled No Contest In Prescription Drug Case
A former employee at the Golden Living Center in Cozad, Katie O’Keefe of Gothenburg pled no contest to three misdemeanor charges of attempted possession of a controlled substance by fraud. The sentence of 18 months probation was handed down on Monday in Dawson County District Court.
O’Keefe was formerly employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at the Golden Living Center. Reports indicated that in Auguest of 2015 she withdrew Hydrocodone pills numerous times meant for a patient. Some of them were administered to the patient and some of them weren’t given to the patient.