Man caught for forging prescription at Price Chopper

Jeffrey Kissi

Jeffrey Kissi, 21, of New Britain, turned himself in to Southington police on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m., after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest.

The warrant states that on Oct. 12, at approximately 11 a.m., Kissi and another unidentified male went to the Price Chopper, located at 410 Queen St. in Southington. Kissi went to the pharmacy and presented identification to pick up a forged (altered) prescription that was faxed to the pharmacy on Oct. 10.

Kissi claimed to be a relative of the prescription holder. The prescription was for promethazine-codeine syrup, which is a schedule II substance.

Kissi was processed and charged with conspiracy to commit second degree forgery, second degree forgery, conspiracy to illegally obtain drugs, illegal obtaining of drugs, conspiracy to possess an illegal substance, and possession of an illegal substance. He was held on a $5,000 bond and was secheduled to be transported to Bristol Superior Court on Oct. 18.

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