Chester Police arrest two for forging prescriptions

Chester Police have arrested two people for forging prescriptions.

According to a news release, 23 year old Alexis Cage of Carbondale and 24 year old Tyler Tatum of Chicago were arrested October 4 following a multi-jurisdictional investigation.

Investigators say that the pair used bogus prescriptions to obtain schedule V narcotics.

Schedule V drugs are at the bottom of the DEA’s controlled substance list. A common example is cough medicine made with codeine.

Tatum has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance; Cage with conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance.