WOMAN TRIES PRESCRIPTION PHONE SCAM

August 22, 2017 @ approximately 8:54 PM – Police arrested Brienne L. Fitzsimmons, age 31 of Califon, NJ and charged her with attempting to obtain a prescription legend drug by forgery or deception from Shop-Rite Pharmacy on Rt. 202/31. At approximately 1:17 PM police were called to the pharmacy and received a report of a suspected fraudulent prescription for Alprazolam which was received via telephone. The information was collected and the pharmacist was advised to call police if anyone came to pick up the prescription. Police were called back to the pharmacy at approximately 8:54 PM for a report that someone was there to pick up the earlier reported prescription. Police subsequently arrested and charged Fitzsimmons. She was released from police headquarters after processing. Initial investigation by P.O. Adam Swiatek. Follow-up investigation and arrest by P.O. William McEnroe III.