Alleged prescription forger arraigned and alleged heroin dealer sentenced

NORWICH Oxford man accused of trying to fill a forged oxycodone prescription arraigned, and Sherburne woman charged with possessing 60 packets of heroin sentenced in Chenango County Court.

David S. Franklin, 33, Oxford, was indicted on Jan. 21 for three counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree, a class D felony.

It is alleged on Dec. 18, 2014 at three different pharmacies, Franklin did knowingly and unlawfully possess a prescription script for 60 oxycodone 15 mg pills from Northern New Jersey Pain and Rehabilitation Center, which contained the forged signature of a doctor. Franklin allegedly attempted to have said prescription filled at each pharmacy.

Franklin, who said he lives with his parents and starts a sales job next week, was arrested by the New York State Police after allegedly trying to fill the forged prescription at three different pharmacies.

The Town of Guilford Court remanded Franklin to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $5,000 cash bail. Franklin posted the cash bail and was released on Dec. 9.

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