DUBAI 3 September 2017: A nurse was arrested for barring officers from taking blood from an unconscious patient
Alex Wubbels, was wrongfully arrested at University Hospital in Salt Lake City despite multiple attempts to explain to officers that she couldn’t draw blood from an unconscious person . A Salt Lake City police detective asked for a blood sample. After explaining to the detective that the police needed a warrant, consent from the unconscious patient or that the patient needed to be under arrest before the blood sample could be drawn, she was arrested. Multiple staff members also backed Wubbels up but, their words fell on deaf ears.