BLOOMFIELD (SMNS) - A Dexter nurse accused of replacing a patient's controlled prescription medication with Tylenol will go to trial in January on the charges against her.
Natalie J. Ritter, 27, of Dexter entered a plea of not guilty to the Class C felonies of stealing a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana in an appearance before Presiding Circuit Judge Stephen Sharp.
A trial date of Jan. 18, 2008, has been set.
A complaint filed by Dexter Police Department Detective Lt. Trevor Pulley resulted in the issuance of an arrest warrant for Ritter in July. In the complaint, Pulley stated that on March 6 he was contacted regarding Ritter allegedly stealing medication from clients of Caring Hearts Home Care in Dexter.