** New Jersey woman charged after allegedly stealing cash from medic treating her dead boyfriend
** Retired Maine paramedic with 37 years service dies in accident
UNITED STATES NEWS
** A New Jersey woman from Mullica Hill has been charged with theft after stealing from the EMT who treated her boyfriend Sunday following a fatal car/pedestrian accident. Fox 29 (October 3) said Brittany Carulli, 25, allegedly stole $120 from the purse of the female practitioner as it sat on the front console. According to the new site, Carulli was placed in the front cab following the crash to get her out of the rain and allow her to grieve her boyfriend’s sudden death. After being interviewed by detectives Monday, Carulli admitted taking the wallet. She has since been released on a summons to appear.
** A retired Maine paramedic is dead after being struck and killed while driving a scooter last Wednesday. The Bangor Daily News (Nok-Noi Ricker/October 4) said Bangor resident Paul Knowlton, 75, died Sunday. According to the newspaper, Knowlton was hit by a Toyota driven by and elderly woman at an intersection leading into an area restaurant. Knowlton, who was one of the first paramedics in the state, worked EMS for 37 years. He retired in 2013. Acquiring a bachelor’s degree in agriculture in 1963, he earned his master’s degree in animal sciences in 1966. He became an EMT in 1976. He also worked as a flight medic for LifeFlight of Maine between 1998 and 2000. A service of remembrance is set for 10 a.m. on Friday