Prescription Drug Arrest

By: Elizabeth Green
By: Elizabeth Green

Melissa Kirkpatrick, of Belpre, was arrested Thursday morning after trying to get a prescription filled at a local pharmacy.

She allegedly used a fake name to get drugs like penicillin and Lortab, which is a pain reliever.

Kirkpatrick is charged with a felony count of forgery and the use of deception to obtain a dangerous drug.

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