A nurse who stole thousands of prescription pills from her patients is going to federal prison for the next three years.
Desiree Ulibarri was a registered nurse for an Albuquerque-area hospice care provider.
The company noticed she would pick up the pills herself at FedEx locations instead of shipping them directly to patients at their homes.
Ulibarri would then sell the pills.
Text messages revealed she was working with another nurse at the company in the scheme.
That other nurse has pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing.