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Police: Poughkeepsie Woman Used Fake Prescription To Get Narcotics

Kristen L. Dicken, 40
Kristen L. Dicken, 40 Photo Credit: Town of Lloyd Police

A Poughkeepsie woman is behind bars after using a fake prescription to get narcotics at a local drug store, according to Town of Lloyd Police.

Kristen L. Dicken, 40, was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 16, after obtaining narcotics by using a false prescription at the Rite Aid store in Highland, said Lt. James Janso.

Dickens was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of felony forgery, Janso said.

She is being held at the Ulster County Jail on $5,000 cash bail, $10,000 insurance bond.

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