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Monticello woman charged with forging prescription


January 29, 2014

MONTICELLO, NY — On January 27, New York State Police at Liberty arrested a Monticello woman for forging a prescription for the painkiller Oxycodone. Authorities were alerted when 26-year-old Kimberly Cleveland attempted to obtain the drug at the Monticello Walmart.

Pharmacy employees noticed that the prescription appeared to be forged and refused to fill the order. Cleveland was arrested a short time later in the Village of Liberty.

Cleveland was charged with forgery, a felony. She was arraigned in the Town of Thompson Justice Court and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail. State police were assisted in the investigation by the Village of Liberty Police Department.