STANLEY, N.D. — A Stanley woman has been sentenced for taking prescription pills from the nursing home where she worked as a nurse.

Fifty-two-year-old Karen Evans was accused of taking the narcotics from the Mountrail Bethel Home last summer. The Minot Daily News reports ( ) that she told investigators she’s addicted to the painkiller.

Evans pleaded guilty recently to two felony drug counts, and eight other counts were dismissed. She was given three years of probation and ordered to pay more than $1,500 in fines and fees.

Information from: Minot Daily News,

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