Nurse Who Police Say Stole 600 Vials of Dilaudid Turns Self Into Police

1 Min Read Published September 25, 2023
Nurse Who Police Say Stole 600 Vials of Dilaudid Turns Self Into Police

Update 9/25/2023

In a recent development, Police have confirmed that a nurse wanted in connection with the theft of 600 Dilaudid medication vials in Alamance County has voluntarily surrendered herself.

Lindsay Story, aged 39 and hailing from Greensboro, turned herself in earlier today. Following her surrender, law enforcement officers promptly issued arrest warrants, and she is now facing a $100,000 secured bond.

Original article 9/20/23

According to news reports, police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Lindsay Story, a 39-year-old nurse from Greensboro, North Carolina, accused of stealing over 600 vials of hydromorphone (brand name, “Dilaudid”) from her employer Authoracare. According to police reports, an internal audit at the facility revealed that the vials of the potent opioid painkiller had gone missing over an approximately 5 month period of time. Story allegedly manipulated her employer's computer system to falsely increase the number of medication vials she could take, exceeding what was required for patients.

Police are asking anyone with information on Story's whereabouts to contact them immediately.

Police Searching For The Nurse

Detectives have yet to locate Story. The search continues for Lindsay Story as Burlington police work to locate the missing nurse and allegedly the stolen hydromorphone. Story is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Contact With Information 

The Burlington Police Department is urging anyone with more information regarding this investigation to get in touch. You can reach out to them directly at (336) 229-3500. Alternatively, for anonymous reporting, contact Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or utilize the P3 Tips mobile app. Valuable tips shared via Crimestoppers may qualify for cash rewards. will continue to update this article as more details are released. 


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