Elizabethtown EMT charged with illegally recording conversations with patients


ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) — Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department arrested a man on Wednesday after investigating a wiretap violation in Elizabethtown.

Nathan Appel, a 23-year-old EMT with Northwest EMS, was accused of visually and audibly recording interactions with patients on his cellphone without their knowledge while on duty between May 18, 2020, and June 11, 2020.

Recording interactions with victims and patients violates both wiretap laws and the Northwest EMS policy.

Appel, a Manheim resident, has been charged with intersection, disclosure or use of wire electronic, or oral communications.

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