Peterborough woman charged with fraud involving altered narcotic prescription

A Peterborough woman is accused of altering a prescription. The Canadian Press/Graeme Roy file

A Peterborough woman is facing a fraud charge for altering a prescription for a narcotic.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 10:30 a.m. Monday, officers were called to a Chemong Road pharmacy after they were advised of a suspicious transaction involving an altered prescription for a narcotic.

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A 35-year-old woman was charged with using, dealing, and acting on a forged document.

No name was released.

She is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 24.


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