Rochester Woman Accused of Calling In 17 Fake Prescriptions

Created: 12/06/2013 12:00 PM KSTP.com

(ABC 6) - A Rochester woman is in custody after allegedly calling in a fake drug prescription to a local pharmacy.

Rochester Police say Jenna Cerda called in a drug prescription to Walgreens on Civic Center Drive. Walgreens pharmacy employees became suspicious and checked with the doctor who supposedly gave the prescription. Police say Cerda wasn’t the doctor’s client, and in fact used to work at the doctor's office.

Cerda was arrested at Walgreens when she came to pick up the prescription. Police say further investigation found that Cerda had called in a fake prescriptions 16 other times from that location. She faces charges of prescription drug forgery.

Jenna Cerda
Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center