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Waterford police charge three with fraudulent attempt to obtain opioid prescriptions

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Waterford — Town police said they charged three men Thursday with attempting to obtain opioid prescriptions using information stolen from doctors.

The police said they received a call from a local pharmacy about a scam involving attempts to fraudulently fill prescriptions.

Patrol officers located and stopped a vehicle and determined its three occupants had attempted to obtain the opioid medication, according to a press release. All three suspects were charged with criminal attempt to illegally obtain drugs, criminal attempt to obtain drugs by fraud and criminal attempt to commit identify theft.

Luis E. Caballero, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was arraigned Friday in New London Superior Court and ordered held in lieu of $150,000, according to court records. 

Keon K. Kerr and Kevin K. Kerr, both 23 and of Bridgeport, were released with a court date of June 3, 2020, in New London.

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