Woman accused of stealing from nursing home where she worked

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VERNON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)--Deputies have arrested a woman after they say she stole fentanyl patches from the nursing home where she worked.

The Vernon County Sheriff says deputies arrested 40-year-old Dawn Frederick on four counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Investigators say she admitted to taking the patches from the Vernon Manor Nursing Home in Viroqua where she worked as a Certified Dietary Manager. They say she also had a partial patch in her possession when she was arrested.

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