Calling in His Own Rx Lands St Charles Man in Jail, Police Say
The man used a false name and fraudulently obtained DEA number in an attempt to get Tylenol with codeine.
A St. Charles man tried to call in his own prescription to a St. Peters pharmacy using a fake name, St. Peters Police said.
Shane Keppler, 20, of the first block of Bel Rae Court in St. Charles, was charged Aug. 16 with fraudulently trying to obtain a controlled substance.
St. Peters Police said Keppler called in a prescription for Tylenol with codeine to Walgreens Pharmacy at 530 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters. Keppler used a false name and a fraudulently obtained Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number, according to the police report.
Keppler was on probation for stealing a controlled substance in 2010.
Bond was set at $15,000.
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