Wyckoff Woman Charged with Forgery, Allegedly Faked Doctor’s Signature to Get Prescription Pills
Wyckoff NJ police arrested a woman who allegedly committed forgery in order to obtain prescription medication.
The 47-year-old suspect, who lives in West Milford, NJ, worked at a doctor’s office in Wyckoff, New Jersey. She allegedly forged her employer’s signature on prescription pads in order to illegally obtain medication.
According to authorities, the suspect’s crimes were discovered after a physician noticed that a number of prescriptions had been written in the doctor’s name. The discovery was made when the physician performed a prescription audit.
The doctor notified law enforcement, which immediately began an investigation into the suspect.
Wyckoff investigators spoke with the suspect and reportedly learned that she had used a fraudulent prescription to obtain 30 Percocet pills from a pharmacy in Wyckoff, NJ.
The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest. She has been charged with numerous crimes, including theft, forgery, and obtaining a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) by fraud.
The suspect will have to appear in Bergen County Superior Court, located in Hackensack, in order to address the charges against her.
For more information about this case, go to the Patch.com article, “Wyckoff Doctor Discovers Prescription Fraud, Police Say.”