Woman arrested on 95 counts of "Doctor Shopping"
POSTED: Monday, May 30, 2011 - 10:05am
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 3:37pm
Folsom, La (NBC33) — Louisiana State Police Narcotic Detectives have charged a Folsom woman with 95 counts of fraudulently obtaining a controlled dangerous substance following an investigation into alleged “Doctor Shopping”.
Troopers’ investigation revealed that Sandra Graham, 54, visited numerous medical offices seeking the same prescription from different doctors.
Over an 11 month period, Graham visited 47 doctors and 29 different pharmacies throughout the Covington, Mandeville, Hammond, Amite, and Metairie areas where she received prescriptions for Hydrocodone, Lorazepam, Clonazepam, and Temazepam.
On May 25, Graham was arrested on 95 counts of “Doctor Shopping” and 2 counts of Prescription Fraud. Graham faces additional charges in Tangipahoa and Jefferson Parish upon release from St. Tammany.