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Pharmacist stops man from getting false prescription

Staff report
An alert pharmacist prevented a Charlotte man from getting a fraudulent prescription for 120 hydrocodone pills filled.
Wesley Jean Dehart, 28, of 4036 Brookview Drive, Charlotte is charged with felony obtaining prescription by forgery.
According to Salisbury Police, a pharmacist at Moose Pharmacy, 1408 W. Innes St., was suspicious of an Oct. 16 call from a doctor that was supposed to confirm the prescription.
The pharmacist confirmed through a phone call that the doctor had not prescribed any medication for Dehart.
Police report the prescription was phoned in by Dehart’s girlfriend on her cell phone.
When Dehart and his girlfriend, Stephanie Hall, arrived to pick up the prescription, Dehart was arrested.
Hall, 23, 210 Geiger Lane, was charged with a felony count of obtaining a controlled substance by forgery.
Salisbury Police arrests or reports for Oct. 19:
– Cloninger Ford reported the theft of a vehicle.
– Harris Teeter, 850 Jake Alexander Blvd., reported the rear walls of the business had been spray painted.
– Joshua D. Pruitt reported he was robbed at gunpoint in the vicinity of Salisbury High School.
– A resident of Meadowbrook subdivision reported the theft of decorative scarecrows from a fall display at the entrance to the neighborhood.
Salisbury Police arrests or reports for Oct. 18:
– Brandon Horne reported he was hit in the head by three men who stole his money. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. at 530 N. Caldwell St.
– Shelia White reported a man demanded money from her in the parking lot of Wendy’s at 515 E. Innes St. at 8 p.m.
She threw her pocketbook at him and ran back inside the business.
Salisbury Police arrests or reports for Oct. 17:
– Timothy Wayne Harris, 51, 1429 Filbert St., reported that he was assaulted by a friend who cut him on his left side.
– Ricky Lee Nichols reported he was robbed at gun point at 547 Cedar St.
Salisbury Police arrests or reports for Oct. 16:
– Cloninger Ford, 511 S. Jake Alexander Blvd., reported the theft of a 2008 G6 Pontiac from the lot.
– The city of Salisbury reported six swings with hardware were stolen from a playground at Kelsey Scott Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road.

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