Former Warren County Nurse Sentenced To Serve Minimum 5 1/2 Years In Prison


WARREN – A former Warren County nurse was sentenced in Warren County Court Friday morning to serve a minimum of five-and-a-half years in prison.

According to court documents obtained by WNYNewsNow, Kellie A. Gentz, 31, of Pittsfield, Pa., will serve a maximum of 11 1/3 years in prison. Gentz was also sentenced to serve two years of probation.

Gentz stole prescribed medication from numerous residents at a Warren nursing home, according to an investigation by the PA Attorney General’s office.



The following is a break down of the sentence of each charge that Gentz previously plead guilty to (the sentences will run consecutively):

  • 48-84 months for acquiring or obtaining possession of a controlled substance.
  • 4-12 months for possession of controlled substance she wasn’t licensed to possess.
  • 6-24 months for neglect of care for a dependent person.
  • 4-8 months for simple assault.
  • 4-8 months for recklessly endangering another person.
  • Maximum of two years of probation for theft by unlawfully taking a movable prop.

Gentz was originally charged in September with acquiring controlled substances, five counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, neglect of care of a dependent person, simple assault, theft by unlawfully taking a movable prop and recklessly endangering another person. The charges derived from an investigation by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

Four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, however, were previously withdrawn.



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