On February 20th, 2021 the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department was dispatched to the Walgreens Pharmacy in Thornbury Township, Chester County, for a fraud complaint. The Walgreens pharmacy advised that there was a male suspect in the drive-through lane attempting to pass fraudulent prescriptions for narcotics.
Patrol officers arrived and completed a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle. Further investigation found that the suspect attempted to pass fraudulent prescriptions from various doctors who had never authorized the prescription. Additional evidence was also located in the vehicle.
The suspect, identified as Francis Anchang Okebugwu from Washington, D.C, was arrested. Okebugwu also had warrants out of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for similar charges.