Missouri Woman Indicted for Tampering with Hospitals’ Fentanyl

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A vial of fentanyl
A vial of fentanyl

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Kansas City, Kansas, returned an indictment charging a nurse from Kansas City, Missouri, with two counts of tampering with a consumer product and two counts of possession of fentanyl by deception and subterfuge.  

According to court documents, between January 2020 and April 2020 Faith Naccarato, 41, allegedly used her fingerprint to remove vials of fentanyl from an automated dispensing cabinet at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park. She is accused of replacing the fentanyl with an alternant liquid substance before placing the vials back in the cabinet. 

Between February 2020 and April 2020, Naccarato allegedly took vials of fentanyl from an automated dispensing cabinet at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Meriam. She is accused of replacing the fentanyl with an alternate liquid substance and then placing the vials back in the cabinet. 

The Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Faiza Alhambra and Trent Krug are prosecuting the case.

An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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