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Washington Man Arrested For Forging Prescriptions

Last updated on Thursday, March 21, 2013

(WASHINGTON) - A Washington man has been charged with attempting to get narcotics with a forged prescription.

Monday morning, Williams Brothers' Pharmacy called the Washington Police Department saying they had a forged prescription.

Larry R. Bentley, of Washinsgton, had presented a prescription for Loritabs at
the pharmacy and the pharmacy questioned the script.

The prescription was from a Jasper doctor and Washington detectives contacted the doctor's office and the Jasper Police Department.

Jasper Police said they were investigating the theft of a pad of prescriptions that happened a week ago.

The doctor's office told police, Bentley had been prescribed some medications but none of those were for narcotics.

Police learned that Bentley lso presented a prescription for Loritabs at CVS in Washington.

Bentley was arrested and charged with forgery, and conspiracy to commit forgery for a schedule II controlled subtance.

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