Woman accused of trying to fill false prescription | Crime
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - An Illinois woman faces charges after sheriff's deputies say she tried to pass a fake prescription at a McCracken County pharmacy on Monday.
Tina Rice, 52, of Brookport, Ill. is charged with attempt/obtain substance by fraud.
A pharmacy called the McCracken County Sheriff's Department after receiving a suspicious prescription for Tina Rice. A pharmacy employee called the physician's office to verify the precription and learned it was fake.
Detectives found Tina Rice at the pharmacy.
She had 120 doses of 10mg Norco pills that she had just received from the pharmacy, according to the sheriff's department.
Deputies seized the pills.
Detectives say Rice told them that she had fraudulently passed a prescription to the pharmacy.
She was arrested at the pharmacy and taken to the McCracken County Jail.
Rice is also on probation in Illinois for the same type of offense.
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