- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 13, 2015

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) - Police believe a Sacramento woman used fake prescriptions to pick up at least 20 bottles of narcotic cough syrup from Portland-area pharmacies, intending to sell them in California.

KATU-TV reports (https://is.gd/vt01qV ) 20-year-old Sirenna Guice (suh-REE’-nah GYS’) made an initial court appearance Monday in Hillsboro. She is held on charges of identity theft, prescription fraud and possessing a controlled substance.

She was arrested Saturday at a drug store in Gresham where employees recognized the woman from a flyer that described a woman dressed in Mickey Mouse cartoon scrubs forging prescriptions. A caller would phone in correct doctor information with fake patient names.

Police found more than 20 bottles of cough syrup in the car in which the woman was arrested.


Information from: KATU-TV, https://www.katu.com/

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