Man charged with using forged prescriptions to buy drugs in Bath

Posted Dec. 01, 2012, at 5:27 p.m.

BATH, Maine — Police on Thursday arrested a Florida man who allegedly acquired drugs from local pharmacies with forged prescriptions.

Raymond N. Rondeau, 41, of Pompano Beach, Fla., faces felony and misdemeanor charges of acquiring drugs by deception.

Bath police Lt. Stanley Cielinski said Detective David Beauregard, the Bath Police Department drug investigator, made the arrests. Beauregard was still working on the case, Cielinski said.

Rondeau had appeared with the forged prescriptions at Walgreens and CVS, Cielinski said.

The felony charge would be connected with a narcotic such as OxyContin, while the misdemeanor would be for other drugs, Cielinski said.