- Associated Press - Thursday, April 3, 2014

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A former employee of a New Jersey group home has been found guilty of burglary and falsifying medical records to cover up an infraction that got her fired.

The Union County prosecutor’s office says Joy Ebuzor-Onayemi, who worked at a Berkeley Heights group home for people with developmental disabilities, was convicted on Thursday.

Prosecutors say the 48-year-old East Orange resident failed to follow protocol in 2011 during an incident in which a patient had an abnormally high reading during a routine blood-pressure test.

Ebuzor-Onayemi was accused of altering the medical record to cover up the error ahead of a disciplinary hearing.

Prosecutors say Ebuzor-Onayemi drove to the group home after leaving corporate headquarters where she had just been fired, broke into the facility, and stole the records implicating her.

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