A dental assistant has been charged with forging prescriptions for powerful painkillers.
The SBI said the New Bern Police Department arrested Tania Torres Thursday, and charged her with eight counts of obtaining a controlled substance by forgery in Craven County.
The SBI says Torres forged prescriptions for Hydrocodone and Oxycodone for unlawful sale. Torres was placed in the Craven County Jail under an $80,000 secured bond.
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