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In January 2017 the Minot Police Department received information from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) regarding a drug diversion investigation that was initiated in September 2014.
The drug diversion occurred between December 2012 and September 2014, involving nurses from Trinity’s Home Health and Hospice Program. As a result of the new information the Minot Police Department reopened the investigation. As a result, arrest warrants were obtained for three (3) former Home Health and Hospice nurses.
The charges vary for each of the suspects depending on their involvement in the case, but consist of Endangering a Vulnerable Adult (B felony), Conspiracy (C felony), and Theft of Property (C felony).
As of today only one of the three suspects has been arrested. Jennifer Napora (age 39) was arrested August 31st, 2017 in Minot and charged with Theft of Property.
Police are still attempting to locate 45 year old Kim Kochel and 39 year old April Beckler for service of the warrants issued for their involvement in this drug diversion case.