Deputies Arrest Two Sisters For Forging Prescriptions

Two sisters are due in court Thursday, charged with forging prescriptions for each other.

Carteret County deputies arrested 28-year-old Meredith Traister and 29-year-old Laura Macdonald of Beaufort. Deputies say they pretended to be prescribers of medication, calling in several false controlled substance prescriptions for each other.

Both sisters are charged with obtaining and attempting to obtain controlled substances by fraud and forgery. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.