Grand jury indicts Overland Park nurse for taking fentanyl from Menorah Medical Center

Overland Park nurse Alec Ramirez, 30, was indicted by a federal grand jury last month for removing vials of fentanyl and another opioid and replacing the drugs with another liquid. He has been charged with a total of four counts. Ramirez is the second nurse at Menorah Medical Center to be accused of drug tampering in the last month. Image via Menorah Medical Center Facebook page.

A federal grand jury has indicted a registered nurse on multiple counts of  tampering with drugs, including fentanyl, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park.

The indictment filed Oct. 20 charges Alec Ramirez, 30, with two counts of tampering with a consumer product, one count of possession of fentanyl by deception and subterfuge and one count of possession of hydromorphone by deception and subterfuge.