09 - 02 - 2011 Suspicious man at hospital found to be wanted out of state
MCRP were called to the ER at Lewistown Hospital Wednesday afternoon when a suspicious man & woman was seen by the ER staff. Police & hospitals had been on alert for a couple who had been visiting hospitals in search of narcotics via âdoctor shoppingâ. After investigating the coupleâs background, police found the man, 45-y/o Richard Gilbert, was wanted in NC on a felony warrant. He was apprehended at McDonaldâs on Electric Ave.& placed in the MCCF on $100,000 bail, awaiting extradition to NC. The female suspect had no warrants & was released under further police investigation.