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Woman Charged with Altering Prescription

Police said the woman changed the number of tablets in the prescription, which was for a controlled substance.

A woman faces a criminal charge for altering her prescription for a controlled substance at a Creve Coeur pharmacy.

Ashley Fortune, 25, of the 3200 block of Parkwood Lane in Maryland Heights, was charged Jan. 7 with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance.

Creve Coeur Police said Fortune changed the number of tablets 45 to 60 on a Suboxone prescription, and presented it to be filled at the CVS pharmacy at 11560 Olive Blvd.

Suboxone, or buprenorphine, typically is prescribed to help treat opiate addictions.

Fortune was released after posting 10 percent of a $7,500 bond.

For more crime information on Creve Coeur Patch, see the following articles:

  • Police: Man Busted For Using Doctor's Info to Get Painkillers
  • Police Log: Prostitution Arrest & Stolen Congregation Funds

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