A pharmacist from Burnsville, Minn. has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly 67,000 doses of prescription narcotics from the pharmacy where she worked. According to the United States Attorney’s Office, Anissa Jeanne Shores, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.
A Minneapolis man was charged Tuesday with felony theft and felony possession of a controlled substance after he allegedly stole hundreds of Hydrocodone pills from the pharmacy where he worked. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, 32-year-old Jason Henderson was seen on surveillance video opening pill bottles and removing pills from them on several occasions at a Burnsville pharmacy.
A 29-year-old Rutledge woman has been arrested for allegedly using the identities of several people to fill fraudulent prescriptions.
Sheriff’s officials in Washington County were not sure how many drugs they’d collect with their latest drug “take back” campaign. The answer is, a lot.
Police say a nurse accused of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and getting into a crash took the prescription painkillers from a patient at Fairview Ridges Hospital.