Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Roland Roy, Jr., 51, of Fort Kent, pled guilty Wednesday in United States District Court to stealing Hydrocodone.
According to court records, Roy was a pharmacy technician at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) when NMMC realized that a large quantity of Hydrocodone pills were missing from its pharmacy. The investigation revealed that Roy ordered large quantities of Hydrocodone pills and then stole more than $1,000 worth of them. Roy admitted to NMMC’s human resources director that he had taken a majority of the missing pills.
Roy faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, or both. He will be sentenced after completion of a presentence investigation report by the United States Probation Office.
The investigation was conducted by the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.