|Published:||Aug 24, 2011 6:58 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 24, 2011 6:58 PM EDT|
SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 42-year-old Catherine White, 6232 Aventura Drive, Sarasota, on 16 counts of Withholding Information from a Practitioner to Obtain a Controlled Substance.
Investigators with the Pharmaceutical Diversion Unit found that between September 2009 and December 2010, White visited five different doctors in Sarasota and Kissimmee to obtain prescriptions for more than 3,000 pills, including Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Hydromorphone.
At the time some of these crimes occurred, White was on Felony Probation for Fraud after being convicted for forging more than $8,000 in payroll checks from her employer.