Vinton woman arrested for obtaining prescriptions fraudulently - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Vinton woman arrested for obtaining prescriptions fraudulently

Heather E. Abshire (Source: CPSO) Heather E. Abshire (Source: CPSO)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - After a week long investigation, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Vice detectives arrested 28-year-old Heather E. Abshire of Vinton for obtaining CDS by fraud.

Abshire was arrested on June 25 after an investigation revealed she allegedly stole blank prescriptions from a local doctor's office and forged prescriptions for controlled medications.

Abshire was arrested at a local pharmacy after she arrived to pick up a prescription for medication from one of the forged prescription blanks. 

She was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with obtaining CDS by fraud.

Her bond was set at $1,000.

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