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A Cedartown woman is facing numerous charges after attempting to pass off forged prescriptions at the CVS pharmacy in Cedartown on Tuesday.

Alert employees notified police after a female left four forged prescriptions with the CVS pharmacy department. The female left the pharmacy while the prescription was being filled.

Barbara Annette Carter

Barbara Annette Carter

Later on, the female returned to the drive-thru window in a 1992 tan Honda Accord to pick up the prescriptions and an employee advised 911 to dispatch officers to the area.

Barbara Annette Carter, 52, was arrested by Cedartown police and charged with first degree forgery, attempting to obtain dangerous drugs by fraud, drugs not in original container, driving without insurance, open container, possession of methamphetamine and possession of schedule II, schedule III and schedule IV drugs.

Carter was booked into the Polk County jail early Wednesday morning and was released later that day after posting nine property bonds totaling $12,100.

The vehicle had a valid registration but no valid insurance and was registered to a Cedartown resident. The police report did not specify whether or not the vehicle was impounded.

Carter was arrested in April of this year and charged with first degree felony forgery and in February of 2010, Carter was arrested on numerous drug charges. Click on the dates to view those reports.

Arrest reports do not reflect the guilt or innocence of the individuals listed. All parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Not every arrest/charge leads to a conviction. A conviction or acquittal is determined by the court system.




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