GREENSBURG, Pa. (CBS) — A female patient is accused of selling heroin from her bed at a hospital in Pennsylvania.
Security at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg became suspicious when a large number of people were coming in and out of Lori Sullenberger’s room.READ MORE: Man Dead, Another Injured In Shooting At Coatesville Moose Lodge, Police Say
“What they noticed last week was an exuberant amount of foot traffic happening to the patient’s room; not people coming to stay two hours, but coming to stay for two minutes and they thought that was really odd,” hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Miele said.READ MORE: Man Found Dead Inside Vehicle After It Crashed, Caught On Fire In Northeast Philadelphia, Police Say
A police search turned up $3,800 in heroin, two syringes and $1,400 in cash.
The 38-year-old Sullenberger is facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Area Shops Grateful For Their Regulars On Small Business Saturday: 'That's Our Lifeblood'