Marion County Sheriff's reports

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Arrest made for forging prescriptions

By Jim Clark

A 46-year-old Ocala woman has been charged with forgery, uttering a forged instrument, and attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud after she allegedly took a forged prescription to CVS on Southwest 86th Circle.

Carol Lou Born, of Southwest 104th Street, placed in the county jail on Jan. 5 under $7,000 bond. As of Tuesday, she had not been released, according to jail records.

Deputies were called to CVS after a clerk took a prescription for Lortab was presented, and she became suspicious. During the investigation officials called the doctor whose name was on the prescription and he stated he had not issued the prescription.

Born was waiting for the prescription to be filled and was questioned, then arrested. The pharmacy did not give her any medication.

In other news reported by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office:

A set of golf clubs were stolen from a car parked at Spruce Creek Preserve on Jan. 5. The victim said he played golf, then went to eat at the restaurant on the premises of the golf course, after placing the clubs in the trunk of his car. When he returned to the car, the clubs were gone.

His car was unlocked, so the thief could have gotten in the car and popped the trunk lid to steal the clubs. The victim also said his wife’s clubs were in the trunk and were not taken.

The clubs had Michigan State clubheads on them.

Saddle Oak Club reported that a television set, DVD player and a camera receiver were stolen from its clubhouse late Jan. 2 or early Jan. 3.

A home on Southwest 110th Court was reported as burglarized between late Jan. 9 and early Jan. 10. Taken were various items of electronics, including a television and a laptop.

A 35-year-old Ocala man was given a notice to appear for retail theft after an incident at Walmart on Jan. 10. William Taja Cisco of Southwest 135th Loop allegedly took food from the store and was detained by the loss prevention officer.

A driver reported as driving erratically by a citizen was accused of driving under the influence and violation of a driver’s license restriction.

Donald Clark Donahue, 60, of Southwest 109th Street Road, was stopped by a deputy after he observed the Buick failing to stay in lane. The driver allegedly failed the field sobriety tests and took a breath test, which returned readings of .131 and .130 blood alcohol level. The legal limit in Florida is .08.