Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Woman arrested for attempting to falsely obtain a prescription-only drug

On 03-22-2011 at approximately 1:10 a.m. Officers responded to the 12300 block of Metcalf Ave to investigate a possible fraud. There was concern that a patient in the emergency room did not provide her correct personal information. Officers were directed to an emergency room where a woman was preparing to be discharged from the hospital.

Officers contacted the woman and after investigating the situation developed probable cause to arrest her. The woman was transported to the Johnson Country Jail to await charges from the District Attorney’s Office.

The report sent to the District Attorney’s Office lists possible charges of unlawfully obtaining a prescription-only drug, identity theft, and obstruction of legal process.