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Minnesota man arrested in Brookings for prescription fraud

Arnell Stewart

Brookings police arrest a man for prescription drug fraud at Lewis Drug.

Sgt. Joel Perry says police were called by the pharmacy at about 3:00 pm Tuesday.

A man was attempting to obtain a controlled substance using a female’s prescription.

Police arrested 27-year-old Arnell Stewart of St. Cloud, Minnesota for attempting to obtain a controlled substance illegally. The charge is a Class IV felony punishable by up to 10-years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine.

Perry says Stewart has an active warrant as well.

 

November 17, 2021