A 23-year-old woman already arrested in Monroe on charges of fraudulently obtaining Oxycodone tablets there was charged Feb. 19 with doing the same thing in Darien.
Darien police gave this account of the incident and investigation:
Bianca Thompson of the Bronx, had fraudulently obtained 240 Oxycodone tablets by forging a prescription from a doctor to get the controlled substance from Grieb's Pharmacy, 1021 Post Rd., on June 13, 2011.
Three days later, Thompson was arrested by police in Monroe on charges of doing the same thing with a Rite Aid pharmacy in that town. When police searched the suspects, they found a list of various pharmacies, including Grieb's.
Darien police began investigating. They found evidence that Thompson bought the pills fraudulently at Grieb's. Thompson was also seen on videotape from a surveillance camera at the pharmacy.
Police then applied for and received an arrest warrant for Thompson
Thompson, of E. 149th St., Bronx, NY, was charged with obtaining a controlled drug by fraud, obtaining a controlled drug by forged prescription and illegal use of a false prescription. She was released on a written promise to appear March 1 in state Superior Court in Stamford.