Nurse charged with taking meds from patients during home visits

From The Mississippi Link Newswire

JACKSON – A Holly Springs nurse has been indicted on three counts of acquiring or obtaining possession of controlled substance or prescription by misrepresentation and fraud.

Sandra Hangey, 41, of Holly Springs turned herself in to authorities after being indicted by a Marshall County Grand Jury. She was booked into the Marshall County jail and released on her own recognizance.

At the time the crimes are alleged to have been committed, Hangey was working as an RN for Gentiva Home Health Agency. She is alleged to have taken narcotics from her patients while making home visits.

If convicted of the charges, Hangey faces a maximum of 15 years in prison and $3,000 in fines.