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Woman tries to trick authorities with prescription for 'medical meth'

KOB.com Web Staff
March 06, 2018 06:22 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Everyone's heard of medical marijuana, but one Albuquerque woman claims she had a prescription for medical meth.

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Authorities didn't buy it.

Ginger Sharpe was arrested for a probation violation after her parole officer said she tested positive for the drug. However, according to court documents, Sharpe said she was prescribed the meth by a doctor in Farmington, and even had a prescription bottle with a label for meth tablets.

That bottle, it turns out, was an elaborate fake.

Sharpe is being charged with forgery and identity theft.

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