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Selwyn Township woman charged with using forged medical prescriptions at pharmacies

A Selwyn Township woman has been accused of forging medication prescriptions.
A Selwyn Township woman has been accused of forging medication prescriptions. AP file

A three-month investigation into forged medical prescriptions has led to the arrest of a Selwyn Township woman.

According to Peterborough County OPP, on Feb. 19 officers launched an investigation over suspected forgery of medical prescriptions. OPP say they received a complaint that someone was allegedly forging prescriptions and filling them at pharmacies in Peterborough County and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

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The investigation led to the arrest of a suspect on Sunday, OPP said.

Jamie Flannigan, 40, of Selwyn Township, Ontario was arrested and charged with:

  • 9 counts of using forged documents
  • 8 counts of possession of Schedule I substance – opioids
  • Forgery
  • Failure to comply with a probation order

She was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on July 28.

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