Paramedic Accused Of Stealing COVID-19 Vaccine
Polk County, Florida's 2020 Paramedic of the Year was arrested Tuesday after allegedly helping a supervisor steal coronavirus vaccine meant for first responders. WFLA's Staci DaSilva reports.
(WFLA/NBC News) — Polk County, Florida’s 2020 Paramedic of the Year was arrested by the sheriff’s office Tuesday after allegedly helping a supervisor steal coronavirus vaccines meant for first responders.
According to the police report, 31-year-old Joshua Colon stole three doses’ worth of the Moderna vaccine, then forged the vaccine screening and consent forms.
Colon reportedly told detectives he was directed to do so by his supervisor, a captain with the fire department
Polk County Fire Rescue has been assigned to delivering COVID vaccines to first responders in the county, and Colon had been tasked with administering those vaccines.
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