Ex-paramedic sentenced for drug theft

Joseph L. Comstock, 31, of Bethany, a former paramedic for area ambulance districts, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City  to 2 1/2 years in federal prison without parole. Comstock pleaded guilty in September to three counts of stealing vials of morphine and fentanyl for his personal use and replacing the pain-killing drugs with sterilized water. More information will be in next week’s newspaper.

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