Chicago woman arrested for allegedly using fake prescription at Freeport Walgreens

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FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — A Chicago woman has been charged in Freeport for allegedly giving a fraudulent prescription for Oxycodone to a Walgreens pharmacist.

Freeport Police say 31-year-old Nancy Shaw gave a prescription for 90 30mg pills of Oxycodone to pharmacy personnel at the Walgreens at 835 W. Galena Avenue on November 14th.

When the pharmacy staff told Shaw they would have to call the issuing physician to confirm the prescription, she allegedly left the store, at which point it was determined the prescription was fake.

Shaw was arrested by the Chicago Police Department on November 30th. She was transported to the Stephenson County Jail on December 3rd.


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