Editor's note: This article was updated at 11:43 a.m. on Aug. 10. The employee in this story was misidentified.
A local doctor, who works at a practice on West Market Street, told Fairlawn police his receptionist used his name to fill a large number of prescriptions at nearby pharmacies.
The doctor received a patient review form in the mail from Medical Mutual Insurance regarding his employee, 56, of Bath Township, which is what made him suspicious, a police report said.
The woman had used another employee's name to phone the prescriptions at Acme, the report said, and that employee denied making the calls. The other prescriptions were filled using the employee's maiden name.
In total, she filled six prescriptions for Tramadol, Cephalexin, Amoxicillin and Ondanestron, the report said.
When police and the doctor called the woman from the station, she admitted to the crime. Police charged her with deception to obtain dangerous drugs and she was fired from the practice.
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