Eskasoni man faces drug and forgery charges, Eskasoni, N.S.

Eskasoni RCMP are investigating an incident involving the altering of a doctor’s prescription.

On August 24th, 2014, Eskasoni RCMP responded to a complaint from a pharmacy in Eskasoni regarding a forged prescription.

Further investigation determined a man from Eskasoni had altered a previously written prescription written for him in order to obtain an illegal quantity of medication.

As a result, a 26-year-old male from Eskasoni was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Forgery. He has been released on conditions and is to appear in Eskasoni Provincial Court on November 4th, 2014.

RCMP-aq etawejik apoqnmasuti wjit kjikla’tmnew ‘drugsl’ wutanminu. Kisi kinua’tuates Essisoqni RCMP-aq ta’n koqoey kejitu’n 902-379-2822 kisna Crime Stoppers-aq.

The RCMP requires the assistance of the public to eliminate harmful drug use in our community. To provide information on drug activity please contact Eskasoni RCMP at 902-379-2822 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by a Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.

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