• Man charged with prescription fraud
    January 03,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    A Pennsylvania man will answer to several counts of prescription fraud, Vermont State Police said.

    The state police Drug Diversion Unit alleged that John Dickson Harper III, 41, of Leesport, Penn., had used multiple prescribers and multiple pharmacies in four towns across three counties, to obtain prescriptions for controlled substances.

    Police said the prescription fraud incidents occurred during April, May and June in Bennington, Rutland and Windsor counties. Harper obtained prescriptions for hydrocodone, oxycodone and hydromorphone, police said.

    Harper was cited to appear in Rutland criminal court on Jan. 21.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    MONTPELIER The races might be new, but many of the faces are the same. Full Story
    Rutland Town officials want to ensure businesses pay the towns 1 percent sales tax. Full Story
    The sole Democrat in the Rutland City delegation is not seeking another term.

    Rep. Full Story
    More Articles