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Posted on: July 6, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Police arrest suspect for prescription fraud

Subject attempted to fraudulently obtain 90 Oxycodone

On 7/6/13 officers responded to the Giant Eagle at 1275 W. Patrick St. for a prescription fraud. Officers were given a description of the subject, who they detain at the front entrance to the store. Pharmacy staff advised that David Preston (DOB 10-3-63) had passed a fraudulent prescription for 90 Oxycodone pills. Further investigation revealed the doctor had not prescribed the medication. Preston had driven from Baltimore to try to fill the prescription. David Preston was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Arresting Officer: OFF Harmison
Releasing author: CPL R Carrado
Assistant Supervisor Patrol Squad D
301-600-6236

Case # 13-43649

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