Couple accused of faking oxycodone prescription

BELHAVEN, BEAUFORT COUNTY - A couple from Snow Hill is accused of using a fraudulent prescription to buy drugs.

Deputies stopped Brittany Midgette and Usiris Hernandez on Friday while they were leaving a pharmacy in Belhaven.

They say Midgette used a fake prescription to buy Oxycodone from the pharmacy. When deputies searched their car, they say they found Oxycodone and marijuana worth $4,500.

Midgette and Hernandez are charged with Level II Trafficking in Opiates by Transport, Level II Trafficking in Opiates by Possession, Conspiracy to Traffic in Opiates and Obtain a Prescription by fraud.

Hernandez was also charged with Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Hernandez is under a $40,000 secured bond. Midgette is under a $25,000 secured bond. Both are in the Beaufort County Detention Center.

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