BETHLEHEM Bethlehem Police arrested a Delmar woman for multiple alleged counts of forgery in order to obtain prescription medication.
Police said April D. Rowley, 44, of Delaware Avenue in Delmar, was arrested on Friday, Feb. 28, after Bethlehem Police detectives began an investigation into New York State Prescriptions that were being passed in the Capital District with forged signatures of multiple doctors.
At the time of her arrest, police said Rowley was a registered nurse at First Care on Delaware Avenue in Delmar. It was determined that Rowley was allegedly stealing the prescriptions and forging the names of doctors at that location.
Rowley was charged with six counts of forgery in the second degree, all felonies. Rowley was arraigned in Bethlehem Town Court by Judge Andrew Kirby and released after posting $1,000 bail. Rowley is scheduled to return to Bethlehem Town Court on Tuesday, March 18 at 4 p.m.