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Emmanuel Carter and Marquita Moore

Mount Pleasant police say a couple from Chicago tried to obtain narcotics from Walgreen’s with forged prescriptions.

Emmanuel Carter, 29, and Marquita Moore, 21, were each charged Monday in Racine County Circuit Court with one felony count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. If convicted, they could face up to three years in jail and/or up to $5,000 in fines.

According to the criminal complaints, officers were called Sunday to the Walgreen’s at 6125 Durand Ave. for a report of a woman – later identified as Moore – who tried to fill a forged prescription for Norco (Hydrocodone). The pharmacist on duty was suspicious and called the doctor listed on the form, but they said they’d never written an order.

Police say they watched video surveillance of the transaction and were able to identify the vehicle Moore exited at the store. That car, a black Chevy Trailblazer with Illinois plates, was stopped a short time later, and the driver – identified as Carter – first lied about his name and did not have a valid license. Officers found multiple prescription receipts in the glove box with a variety of names from offices in both Illinois and Wisconsin.

When police interviewed Moore she denied any involvement but when confronted with the video evidence, she admitted to visiting from the south side of Chicago with Carter, her child’s father. She also admitted to trying to get the prescription filled but said another person gave it to her, the complaint reads. Moore wouldn’t say what she was going to do with the pills but did say Carter drove her to the store.

Officers say when they talked to Carter he said he was visiting a friends who sold pills and another friend named Bread drove Moore to the Walgreen’s.

Both Carter and Moore remained in the Racine County Jail on cash bonds of $400 each. They will next be in court for preliminary hearings on Oct. 30.

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