The Blotter on Statesman.com reported on the arrest of Katrina Calvert-Hervey for taking prescription medicine from nursing home patients at New Hope Manor and giving it to her boyfriend to sell, according to the arrest warrant. She had access and opportunity. She worked as a state-certified medication aide at New Hope Manor nursing home. She was charged with diversion of controlled substance by registrants, dispensers and other certain persons.
Police searched the house of Calvert-Hervey and her husband on April 23 and found 219 dosage units of controlled substances including alprazolam, lorazepam, methadone, morphine, methylphenidate and hydromorphone. Calvert-Hervey admitted that while working she stole controlled substances and non-controlled prescription medications from patients by documenting that the patients had received their medicine and then taking the medications home with her.