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Woman arrested after calling for help 7 times in one day so she can go to different hospitals for prescription pills

By Mason White 2:16 PM February 21, 2017
Kimberly Keener
By: Mason White

A woman of Florida, was arrested after called emergency workers while pretending to be sick.

When the ambulance arrived, she was transported to the hospital of her choice.

The woman called 911 seven time in a span of 26 hours, and she asked to be taken to a different hospital each time.

At each hospital, Kimberly Keener, 40, of Bradenton, attempted to get prescription pain medication, according to an arrest affidavit.

After attending to her for the seventh time, police were alerted. Officers investigated the woman and she was arrested while she was waiting to be seen at the St. Petersburg General Hospital at around 4:00 a.m.

Keener was charged with misuse of the 911 service.

She is facing charges for violating her probation. She was placed on probation last month, after she was convicted of misdemeanor theft charge.

Keener is being held on $5,150 bond.