Police said a pharmacy technician spotted clues the prescription was a fake.
A woman faces a criminal charge for altering a Percocet prescription and presenting it to Ladue Pharmacy. Stephanie Hepler, 36, of the first block of Country Squire Lane in unincorporated St. Louis County north of Creve Coeur, was charged Wednesday with fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance. Ladue Police said Hepler forged a prescription for Percocet and took it to Ladue Pharmacy at 9832 Clayton Road Oct. 6. The pharmacy technician saw several clues the prescription was fraudulent, police said. Hepler was arrested inside the store at about 4:45 p.m. Oct. 6. Bail was set at $7,500 for Hepler. For more crime information on Creve Coeur Patch, see the following articles:
House cleaner was indicted Wednesday for medication theft in Ballwin.
A woman is charged with stealing prescription medication from houses she cleaned in Creve Coeur and Ballwin. Rhonda Glidewell, 50, of South St. Louis, was indicted by a St. Louis County grand jury Wednesday for stealing medication in Ballwin. According to a police report, a homeowner in Ballwin discovered 96 oxycodone pills missing from a drawer in his bathroom on May 27, 2011. His home had been cleaned earlier that day, and the house cleaners were the only ones in his home. Police questioned Glidewell, who cleaned the bathroom, about the incident. She denied taking the pills. In October, a Creve Coeur detective questioned Glidewell regarding a similar incident, and police said Glidewell admitted to the theft from the Ballwin and Creve …