Man Faces Charges in Prescription Pill Fraud
A Rockingham man was arrested Friday on charges of obtaining controlled prescription pills by fraud.
Harry Hamilton, 50, of 113 McQueen Street, Rockingham, is accused of altering a prescription to obtain Percocet, a Schedule II drug. The investigation was conducted by officers from the Moore County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit.
Hamilton was charged with felony obtaining controlled substance by fraud. He was released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.
Cathage Man Charged
A Carthage man faces charges of obtaining controlled prescription pills by fraud after being arrested Thursday.
David Bradley Ragsdale, 49, of 114 Sullivan Drive, Carthage, is charged with two counts of felony obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation to a healthcare provider, according to a press release. Oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, and Hydrocodone, a Schedule III controlled substance, were the drugs involved in the charges.
Ragsdale was arrested after an investigation by the Moore County Sheriff's Department narcotics unit. He was released on a $25,000 unsecured bond.
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