A Walmart pharmacy employee was arrested Sept. 20 in the 500 block of Route 30 and charged with delivery/possession with intent to deliver.
According to Deputy Police Chief April DiSandro, Stephanie Lohenis, 28, of Crete, attempted to fill a false prescription for her husband. She allegedly attempted to obtain a prescription of Hydrocone by using another employee's log in number to process a verbal authorization for a prescription.
However, a staff member at the pharmacy discovered the fraud and refused to fill the order. Lohenis was charged with delivery/possession with intent to deliver. She posted bond and was released.
Video game theft turns into drug charge too
Talvaldis Kalnins, 19, of the 1200 block of Edmonds Avenue, was arrested Sept. 17 in the 500 block of E. Route 30. According to the report, Walmart security staff spotted Kalnins attempting to leave the store without paying for a video game.
While searching him, police allegedly discovered that he was carrying marijuana and several pills, which were identified as Clonazepan, a controlled substance.
Kalnins was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and retail theft. He was taken to Will County Jail.
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