Lake Charles woman arrested for forging prescriptions

Mashawn L. Burris (Source: CPSO)
Mashawn L. Burris (Source: CPSO)

The following is a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office:

Lake Charles – On May 31, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office Vice detectives received information from a local pharmacy in regards to Mashawn L. Burris, 35, of Lake Charles, attempting to fill a forged prescription for Hydrocodone.  When the doctor, whose name was on the prescription, was contacted, it was revealed he did not authorize the prescription.
Burris was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with obtaining CDS by fraud; attempted prohibited acts; and prohibited acts schedule III.
Judge Kent Savoie set her bond at $6,500.