NC paramedic, boyfriend accused of stealing medication from EMS station

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Melissa Jo Beasley and Colin William Wilson

JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — An EMS worker and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection with medication stolen from the 50/210 EMS Station in the McGee’s Crossroads area north of Benson, where she worked.

The medication is commonly used by paramedics to treat patients prior to their arrival at the hospital and is not the type that can be purchased by the public.

Thursday morning, Melissa Jo Beasley, 27, and her boyfriend, Colin William Wilson, 26, both of Pond Street in Clayton turned themselves in at the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

Beasley, a paramedic, was charged with larceny by an employee and practicing medicine without a license. The practicing medicine charge is for the alleged theft of asthma medication stolen from the 50-210 EMS station and later given by Beasley to her child.

Read more: WTVD

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