Former Lee Memorial ER nurse facing over 100 charges

Posted at 5:31 PM, Sep 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 18:59:45-04

A man who used to work for Lee Memorial Health Systems is in jail facing more than 130 charges related to drugs, fraud, forgery, and crimes against a person.

Alex Rodriguez, 28, lives in Fort Myers and listed on his Facebook he is an ER Nurse at Lee Memorial Hospital. 

Four in Your Corner reached out to Lee Memorial Health Systems. A spokesperson sent us this statement:

"Patient safety is Lee Memorial Health System’s No. 1 core value. Through our patient safety program, we became aware of an individual’s questionable activity and promptly launched an investigation. This individual is no longer affiliated with Lee Memorial Health System, and we are cooperating with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation." - Mary Briggs