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Man fails in attempts to get early refill on Percocet

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Joshua Ryan Fowler (Source: LMDC) Joshua Ryan Fowler (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police say a man changed the refill date on a prescription and tried to get it filled early.

An arrest report states Joshua Ryan Fowler took a prescription for Percocet to four different Walgreen's pharmacies in an attempt to get it filled. In each case, the pharmacy refused.

In his initial refill attempts, Fowler took the prescription to the Walgreen's at Watterson Trail and Hurstbourne Parkway, but was told it was too early to get a refill. The report says Fowler rubbed the date for the next refill off, went back to the same pharmacy and presented the prescription again. That attempt also failed.

Fowler then tried to get a refill at the Hurstbourne Parkway and Stoneybrook location, but was refused. After that he went to the Dixie Highway and Crums Lane pharmacy. That refill attempt also failed after the prescribing doctor would not authorize and early refill.

Fowler is charged with four counts of attempting to obtain controlled substances by fraud.

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