Effort Woman Accused of Submitting Forged Prescription

Danielle K. Savoia, 27, allegedly submitted a presciption for 180 oxycodone pills on Nov. 15; she was arrested Jan. 27 during a traffic stop in Brodheadsville.

A Monroe County woman is in Northampton County Prison after she allegedly tried to use a forged presciption to obtain oxycodone pills from the in Lower Nazareth Township, according to .

Danielle K. Savoia, 27, of Effort, allegedly submitted a prescription for 180 oxycodone pills on Nov. 15.

However, the presciption she submitted was issued to another person for a different medication, according to police.

The prescription came from a physician in Randolph, N.J. Wal-Mart pharmacists had previously received a fraudulent prescription from this doctor's office, which made them wonder if the prescription Savoia submitted was forged.

The physician confirmed the pharmacists' suspicions.

A warrant was issued for Savoia and she was arrested during a traffic stop in Brodheadsville, police said.

Savoia was arraigned before District Judge Joseph Barner on Jan. 27 and charged with forgery and acquisition of a controlled substance by forgery.

She was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of 10 percent of $5,000 bail.


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