the north face base camp flip flop Lab worker convicted of accessing health info
An Airdrie woman has been convicted of accessing the personal health information of 34 people and altering a lab test result.
Christie McCarthy pled guilty to improper access of medical records and three charges of uttering forged documents.
McCarty accessed information from neighbours, acquaintances and family members of a man she was in a personal relationship with, a report from the Privacy Commissioner of Alberta reveals.
She was working as a medical laboratory assistant at the Calgary Laboratory Services Patient Service Centre in Airdrie at the time.
She received a four month conditional sentence followed by eight months probation and a $500 fine.
office takes it very seriously when someone accesses health information for purposes unrelated to patient care and we will continue to hold offenders accountable in these circumstances, said Assistant Commissioner Marylin Mun in a prepared statement.
The information was released April 29.
Alleged thieves sought
Airdrie RCMP is looking for the public help in identifying two suspected thieves who were caught on video surveillance.
Police allege the woman distracted store employees while the man stole a Toshiba laptop, Playstation 4 and a pair of Beatz headphones, with a combined value of $1,100.
The man is described as around 5 in height, in his 30s, with dark skin. He was wearing a dark North Face T shirt and a black hat.
The woman is described as being in her 30s,
with a medium to heavy build and tanned skin.
She was wearing a yellow sweater and black tights.
Jean heist foiled
A man was arrested after spraying mall staff with pepper spray, April 24.
A struggle ensued after Powell fled the store with employees and mall security in pursuit.
During the struggle, police allege the man sprayed the pepper spray and continued running towards the QE2.
Airdrie RCMP traffic members intercepted and continued to chase Powell on foot.
Powell flagged down a vehicle, which was subsequently pulled over by Airdrie RCMP members including those from traffic services, rural and the canine unit.
Powell was arrested without further incident and faces eight charges including theft, assault with a weapon, resisting arrest, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.