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Jackson nurse arrested on embezzlement charges

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A Jackson nurse is behind bars Thursday charged with felony embezzlement of prescription drugs.

Wednesday, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics (MBN) agents arrested 31-year-old Kristie Lynn Russell-Barlow of Hattiesburg at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.

She worked at the hospital as a floating nurse.

Barlow was charged with felony embezzlement of more than two-thousand dollars worth of schedule two and schedule three controlled substances, including the highly addictive drugs hydrocodone and oxycodone.

Barlow is being held at the Hinds County Detention Center awaiting her initial court appearance.

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