Greenville Woman Charged with Theft of Drugs

The Kentucky State Police charged a Greenville woman with theft of a controlled substance.

On Wednesday at approximately 1:40 p.m., KSP arrested Jennifer R. Whitney, age 38 of Greenville. She was charged with one count of Theft of a Controlled Substance (Class D Felony).

The KSP Post 2 Madisonville had received a complaint from the Muhlenberg Community Hospital in reference to a nurse stealing medication from patients under her care. KSP's investigation revealed that Whitney would replace the patient’s prescription medicine with over-the-counter medicine. As a result of his investigation, KSP was able to obtain an arrest warrant for Whitney.

Whitney was arrested during a traffic stop in Beechmont. She was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

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