A woman arrested for stealing drugs from an assisted living facility

OTSEGO COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) — Teresa Ann Coger, a 48-year-old woman from eastern Jordan, was arraigned Wednesday.

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According to the authoritiesMichigan State Police troopers were called to an Otsego County assisted living facility in September 2021. Police say the facility’s manager claimed an employee stole medication kept in a locked box.

The investigation led to Coger’s arrest. Police say Coger was an employee at the time of the robbery and was suspended pending the investigation. She is no longer employed by the establishment.

Police said an arrest warrant was cleared on January 13 and soldiers were able to locate Coger – who was staying with a relative in County Antrim – and take him into custody on Wednesday.

Coger was charged with one count of theft from an apartment building and one count of possession of a controlled substance – hydrocodone.

She is expected to return to court on January 27.

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