AS seen in the latest incident Corona take its role of a theif. A Reno, Nevada, man is blamed for taking around 200 surgical masks from a Veterans Affairs medical centre a month ago, investigators said.
Peter Lucas, 35, of Reno took at least four boxes of masks each containing 50 masks from the Ioannis A. Lougaris VA Medical Center from March 19 to March 23, the U.S. Lawyer’s Office for the District of Nevada said in an announcement. He is accused of one count of burglary of social insurance property, which conveys a most extreme punishment of one year in jail and a $100,000 fine.
Nicholas A. Trutanich, the U.S. lawyer for Nevada, said in an explanation that military veterans served on the cutting edges and now medicinal services laborers are doing likewise in the battle against the coronavirus plague. “We won’t permit the burglary of individual defensive gear to go determined, imperiling the wellbeing of specialists, medical attendants and other medical experts ensuring our networks,” Trutanich said.
The connection among Lucas and the clinical medical centers was not satisfactory from court records, despite the fact that investigators portrayed the truck in which the masks were taken are under his consideration. Requests for input from the U.S. lawyer’s office and the director of the health framework were not promptly returned Wednesday evening. As indicated by a criminal grumbling, Lucas was seen on camera recording with the masks and admitted the burglary to a VA police.