News Nearby: Police Say Woman Forged Percocet Prescription

Police said a pharmacy technician spotted clues the prescription was a fake.

A woman faces a criminal charge for altering a Percocet prescription and presenting it to Ladue Pharmacy. 

Stephanie Hepler, 36, of the first block of Country Squire Lane in unincorporated St. Louis County north of Creve Coeur, was charged Wednesday with fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance.

Ladue Police said Hepler forged a prescription for Percocet and took it to Ladue Pharmacy at 9832 Clayton Road Oct. 6. The pharmacy technician saw several clues the prescription was fraudulent, police said.

Hepler was arrested inside the store at about 4:45 p.m. Oct. 6.

Bail was set at $7,500 for Hepler.

For more crime information on Creve Coeur Patch, see the following articles:

  • Police: Man Busted For Using Doctor's Info to Get Painkillers 
  • Woman Charged with Altering Prescription
  • Woman Charged with Stealing Meds from Creve Coeur Home


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