Township Police Allege Prescription Forgery In Sanatoga

SANATOGA PA – An area resident faces an upcoming preliminary hearing on allegations that he forged a medication prescription and then sought to have it filled at a pharmacy in Sanatoga, Lower Pottsgrove police announced Friday (Jan. 4, 2012).

The CVS Pharmacy on East High Street in Sanatoga

The CVS Pharmacy on East High Street in Sanatoga

Joshua Wayne Holland, 27, of Boyertown, was arrested and charged with forgery, violating the Pharmacy Act, and driving under suspension after police Sgt. Timothy Walters alleged he passed a forged prescription Sunday (Dec. 30, 2012) at CVS Pharmacy, 1833 E. High St.

Walters said CVS employees indicated Holland had dropped off a prescription for the drug Oxycodone to be filled early Sunday evening. They verified the prescription was a forgery, notified police at 6:43 p.m., and said Holland was due to return to pick up the medication. He did, at 6:59 p.m., and was arrested as he waited in his vehicle within the pharmacy’s drive-through pick-up lane, police said.

“Holland admitted to police that the prescription was a forgery,” according to a department press release.

The date of his future preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Justice Edward C. Kropp Sr. was not reported.

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