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Woman arrested after attempting to get forged prescriptions filled

Deshauna Shania Weeks (Source: LMDC) Deshauna Shania Weeks (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An Illinois woman has been arrested in Louisville for illegally trying to obtain prescription drugs.

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Deshauna Shania Weeks, 18, of Chicago, is facing three counts of attempting to obtain controlled substances by fraud.

Louisville Metro police say that on Jan. 6 Weeks took written prescriptions to three Louisville Walmart pharmacy's attempting to get them filled. The forged prescriptions, which contained different names, were written on the pad of a Louisville doctor but the doctor told the pharmacies that he did not authorize them.

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Weeks' arrest report says that at least one of the prescriptions was on the wrong pad to obtain a controlled substance.

Each of the Weeks' attempts to get a prescription filled was recorded on the surveillance video and detectives said after she was arrested and given her rights Weeks gave them a statement admitting the crimes.

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