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Richland Man Charged With Falsifying Business Records for Controlled Substances

WATERTOWN, NY – On June 6, the New York State Police in Watertown assisted New York State Department of Health, Narcotics Division with the arrest of Carson F. Fanning, (08/01/80), of 434 Falls Road, Richland.

Mr. Fanning, who is a RN in the Emergency Department of Samaritan Medical Center, Washington Street, Watertown, was charged with one count of first-degree Falsifying Business Records (Class E Felony) and one count of Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor).

He is alleged to have had several controlled substance withdrawal, administration, and wasting discrepancies between December of 2012 and April of 2013.

Mr. Fanning was processed at SP Watertown, issued an appearance ticket returnable in the City of Watertown, and released.