July 09, 2012
Woman accused of
fraud in pill order
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a woman Friday accused of using her Medicaid card to fill fake prescriptions for Xanax and other psychoactive drugs, according to an arrest warrant.
The warrant says Kelly Robinson, 48, went into a CVS pharmacy on April 13 and showed the pharmacist prescriptions from Dr. Sean Graham’s office for 60 Xanax pills, 120 Lortab pills, 60 Soma pills and 120 Roxicodone pills.
When detectives contacted Graham, he said Robinson had never been his patient and he had never written any prescriptions for her, the warrant says.
Robinson, 5870 Satinwood Ave., was booked into Parish Prison on counts of Medicaid fraud, obtaining a controlled substance by fraud obtaining a prescription drug by fraud, according to the warrant.
6 booked on counts
of intoxicated driving
Authorities arrested at least six people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
Sidney Babin, 55, 42498 Bippy Babin Road, Gonzales, first-offense DWI.
Nathan Michel, 29, 12429 Allison Drive, Geismar, first-offense DWI and disobeying a stop sign.
Francisco Rodriguez, 28, 10845 Allo Ave., first-offense DWI, reckless driving, driver’s license required and hit-and-run.
Carla Stafford, 24, 41015 Mazoch Road, Gonzales, first-offense DWI and failure to maintain control.
Larry Tingle, 31, 6932 Virginia Lane, St. Francisville, first-offense DWI and failure to signal.
Jason Wigley, 30, 134 Westview Drive, Brandon, Miss., first-offense DWI, illegal U-turn, equipment violation and reckless driving.
Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.