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Nurse gets 30 days in jail for possession of boy's meds

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Little Blake Leritz sat quietly through the lengthy court proceedings Monday, occasionally swinging his legs in his wheelchair.

The severely disabled boy was drooping by the time his case was called. He couldn't comprehend the anger his grandmother felt as she was denied the right to speak up in court.


Blake's former nurse was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years probation for possessing his seizure medication.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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