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Doctor's DEA number used to prescribe, pick up drugs, police say

Posted: January 15, 2014 - 12:26pm

The Drug Enforcement Administration number of one Arkansas doctor, of North Little Rock, was recently stolen and has been used across the state to prescribe drugs.

Conway police were notified by the 38-year-old doctor Tuesday morning. The doctor told police her DEA number was last used at the Oak Street Walgreen’s.

According to the doctor, the person has posed as nurse Jennifer from her office, and has picked up prescriptions of Xanax and Hydrocodone. Police said prescriptions have also been called in under the name Majorie Crow.

No suspects have been developed, police said.

(Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. Follow Lee Hogan on Twitter at twitter.com/LCD_LeeHogan.)

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