Woman Charged for Using Forged Prescription


On March 15th, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 18 year old Patience Mackinnon of no fixed address in relation to a forged prescription.

It is alleged that on March 13th, 2017 the accused attended a pharmacy on Great Northern Road and attempted to pass a forged prescription for medications to the pharmacy staff. The forgery was noticed by staff and the accused left the area.

Police located the accused on March 15th, 2017 and she was taken into custody. The accused has been charged with one count of uttering a forged document. She will appear in court on April 24th, 2017.