EMT Who Allegedly Ignored Dying Woman Arrested for Shoplifting

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011  |  Updated 8:00 PM EDT
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EMT Who Allegedly Ignored Dying Woman Arrested for Shoplifting

Melissa Jackson's mugshot.

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A New York City emergency medical technician accused of failing to help a dying pregnant woman in a Brooklyn restaurant has been arrested on shoplifting charges on Long Island.

Melissa Jackson was arrested for allegedly trying to swipe about $50 with of goods from a WalMart.

Jackson and another EMT, Jason Greene, were accused of failing to help 25-year-old Eutisha Revee Rennix after she became ill while working at a Brooklyn restaurant on Dec. 9., 2009 The EMTs were waiting in line for their food and later said they were "on break" and not on duty.

Greene was shot and killed last July in a fight outside a SoHo club.

Last October, Jackson was charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor.  She was also put on 30 days leave by the FDNY.

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