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Raleigh man accused of forging prescriptions

Posted February 25, 2013 2:59 p.m. EST
Updated February 26, 2013 1:24 p.m. EST

— A Raleigh man was arrested Friday after police said he forged a doctor's signature to try to get prescription medication.

Joseph Gregory Stefan, 24, of 11243 Maplecroft Court, Raleigh, was arrested Friday on two counts each of attempting to obtain property by false pretense and uttering a forged endorsement, and one count of misdemeanor larceny.

According to an arrest warrant, Stefan stole a prescription pad and forged a doctor's signature to obtain oxycodone from a CVS pharmacy and clonazepam from a Kroger store.