Follow-up: Birmingham woman sentenced to 39 months in prison in Trinity Medical Center records theft

There’s a follow-up to a case previously noted on this blog where a woman hopped over a counter at Trinity Medical Center (formerly known as Montclair Baptist Medical Center) and stole logs with patient information. Kent Faulk reports:

A Birmingham woman, who had pleaded guilty in the theft, from Trinity Medical Center, of records that contained information on more than 4,000 patients, was sentenced this morning to 39 months in a federal prison.

After completing her prison sentence, Chelsea Catherine Stewart, 26, will also have to serve five years under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office after she is released from prison, Chief U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn ordered. While out on supervised release — unless agreed to by a probation officer — Stewart is not allowed to get a job where she would have access to personal identification information of people, the judge said.


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