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Greenwich Cops: Three Charged With Forging Prescription

Three New York residents are charged with trying to pass a forged prescription, according to Greenwich police.
Three New York residents are charged with trying to pass a forged prescription, according to Greenwich police. Photo Credit: File

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Three New York residents were arrested Friday after trying to pass a forged prescription at Walgreens on East Putnam Avenue, according to Greenwich police.

Tameika James, 22, and Jeffery Pierre, 32, of the Bronx, and Carleton Samuels, 23, of Mount Vernon, were arrested.

James was talking to Samuels and Pierre, who were in a car, when officers arrived, police said. James fled on foot but was quickly located in an unidentified eatery on East Putnam Avanue, police said. Samuels and Pierre were arrested at the scene, police said.

James was charged with second-degree forgery, interfering with an officer, conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by forgery and criminal attempt to obtain a controlled substance by forgery. She was held at the Greenwich Police Department on $5,000 bond.

Pierre was charged with interfering with an officer, conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by forgery and criminal attempt to obtain a controlled substance by forgery. He was released on $7,500 surety bond.

Samuels was charged with conspiracy to obtain a controlled substance by forgery and criminal attempt to obtain a controlled substance by forgery. He was released on $5,000 surety bond.

All three are due to appear in Stamford Superior Court on April 19.

In other police news:

A woman from the Bronx, N.Y., was arrested April 10 after attempting to cash a fraudulent check and then attempting to flee from Greenwich officers, according to police.

A representative from the Chase Bank at 371 Post Road notified Greenwich police that someone was attempted to cash a fraudulent check, Greenwich police said.

When police arrived, Keisha Delancy, 20, tried to flee, according to police. Delancy then became combative upon her arrest and was placed in a squad car, police said.

Delancy was charged with two counts of second-degree forgery, two counts of interfering with an officer, one count of identity theft and one count of criminal attempt of larceny.

She was unable to post $5,000 bond and was held at Greenwich Police Department pending her court date of April 17 at Stamford Superior Court.

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