POLICE: Two men arrested for passing fake prescriptions at pharmacy

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) -Two men are behind bars for trying to pass fraudulent prescriptions at a pharmacy in Roanoke Rapids.

Last Wednesday Roanoke Rapids police went out to a call claiming a man was trying to hand out fraudulent prescriptions at Spears Pharmacy.

According to police, when they got there they found a man and started talking to him about the prescriptions.

Officers were familiar with the name of the physician on the bottle because of the number of fraudulent prescriptions given to people over the last several months.

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