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Registered nurse who admitted to stealing patient's money makes initial court appearance

WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A registered nurse who admitted to stealing a patient's money at Waukesha Memorial Hospital appeared in court on Monday.

Jay Reiners, 33, faces one count of theft of movable property for the January theft.

According to a criminal complaint, Reiners told detectives he stole roughly $2,500 after finding out a patient came in with a large sum of money.

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for May.

Reiners is being held on $1,000 cash bond.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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