Woman arrested on drug charges

PONTOTOC – Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents, along with Pontotoc deputies and police, have arrested a woman wanted on charges of attempted burglary by Illinois authorities for fraudulently obtaining prescriptions.
Agents arrested 32-year-old Angela M. Richards of Pontotoc, who used five different aliases, as a result of an investigation that uncovered more than 50 fraudulent prescriptions filled at four different drug stores in Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Pontotoc and Union counties.
Richards faces multiple counts of prescription forgery and fraud in connection with the discovery of fraudulent prescriptions written for 30 to 100 dosage units of different strengths of Xanax and Lorcet.

NEMS Daily Journal

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