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Police charge local man with prescription fraud
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A local man has been arrested and charged with prescription fraud by Smithville Police.Chase Groshon, 20, was charged with passing a forged prescription at Rite Aid Pharmacy. Groshon allegedly passed a forged prescription for roxicodone 30 milligrams (150 pills) using the name of Nashville physician Dr. Gita Mishra.Groshon reportedly paid a total of $125.88 for the prescription and $61.98 was paid by Tenn Care.The incident occurred in December.Smithville Police became aware of the matter after Murfreesboro Police Detectives arrested another man on drug charges who implicated Groshon as the source of the narcotics.Police investigated Groshon and determined that he was not a patient of Dr. Mishra and that he had passed the forged prescription here.His bond is $5,000 and he will be in court on April 12.Christine Moore, 23, was charged with domestic assault on March 24.Police were dispatched to a residence on South Mountain Street just after midnight in response to a 911 hang-up call.The officer found Moore, along with a man and a five-year-old child.It was determined that an altercation had taken place between Moore and the man.He said it started as a verbal argument earlier in the evening but later turned physical when she allegedly smacked the man in the face with her open hand and had allegedly hit both the man and the child with a belt.Her bond is $2,500. Rhonda Goff, 27, and 31-year-old Nicky Barrett were cited for shoplifting on March 23.A Walmart employee allegedly saw the women putting items from the store in a purse.After being stopped, the women reportedly produced the stolen items from the purse.They will be in court April 12.