Carthage Woman Faces Charges of Prescription Drug Fraud
Moore County Sheriff's investigators have arrested a Carthage woman and charged her with obtaining prescription pills by fraud.
McKenzie Jean Herbst, 33, of 499 Queen Ann Circle, was arrested on Feb. 28 and is charged with four counts of felony obtaining a controlled substance by fraud or forgery, two counts of felony trafficking in Opiates by possession, two counts of felony possession of Schedule II controlled substance, two counts of misdemeanor possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, and three counts of misdemeanor dispensing a controlled substance without a license.
The arrest stems from an investigation by officers from the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and involved an individual obtaining Oxycodone and Xanax prescription pills by fraud or forgery.
Approximately 236 dosage units of Oxycodone and 120 dosage units of Xanax were obtained by fraud.
Oxycodone is a Schedule II controlled substance and Xanax is a Schedule IV controlled substance.
Herbst received a $5,000.00 secured bond and was placed in the Moore County jail.
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