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DL man sentenced for obtaining prescription under false pretenses

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Jay Thomas Moher, 50, of 1208 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.


According to court records:

On Oct. 15, he obtained a prescription for the painkiller Lorcet from a MeritCare clinic doctor after passing himself off as a patient with a fake name who suffered from serious back pain.

Lorcet contains the narcotic hydrocodone and acetaminophen.

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